Maribeth’s Marvelous Meatloaf

Maribeth’s Marvelous Meatloaf

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F


  • 1 lb hamburger
  • 1 lb ground pork 1 egg
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • ½ onion finely diced
  • ¼ cup finely diced green pepper
  • ¼ cup finely diced red pepper.
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tbs spicy mustard
  • 3 sliced Italian bread
  • water
  • ½ cup dry Italian bread crumbs. (you may need slightly more) 3 slices of bacon


    • First take the 3 slices of Italian bread and place in large bowl. Add as much water as it takes to cover them.
    • Meanwhile, in saute pan using 1 tbs olive oil, saute onions, and peppers until the onions are translucent. Set aside to cool.
    • In separate bowl, beat egg, Cumin, and mustard until well mixed. Set aside.
    • Take Italian bread and squeeze out all the water and pour all the water out of the large mixing bowl.
    • Add ground beef and ground pork.
    • Add soggy bread that you have mashed up.
    • Add the egg mixture
    • Add cooled onion and pepper mixture.
    • Mix thoroughly with your hands. Add the dry bread crumbs and mix well. You may need slightly more or less. Make sure mixture is well mixed and evenly mixed.
    • Place in large loaf pan sprayed with PAM.
    • Place bacon over the top lengthwise. Tuck edges down the side of the meatloaf.
    • Place in 375 degree oven and bake for 1 hour.
    • Turn heat up to 400 degrees and cook for 15 more minutes.
    • Remove from stove. Allow to rest for 5-10 minutes.
    • Carefully place on platter. Slice into potion size as needed.
    • Serve with a salad, mashed potatoes and gravy.
    • Makes great sandwiches the next day!

    2 thoughts on “Maribeth’s Marvelous Meatloaf”

    1. Yummy! I am not a fan of onions and peppers since they tend to upset my stomach, but this looks really good. Love YOU, Mel

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