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Traditional Meatloaf with Cheesy Twice-Baked Potatoes & Buttered Green Beans

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Traditional Tomato Meatloaf

Traditional Tomato Meatloaf


  • ground beef- 1½ lbs
  • bell pepper- 1, diced
  • onion, white- 1 small, peeled and minced
  • tomato sauce- 1 14oz. can
  • egg- 1
  • breadcrumbs- 1 cup (omit for gluten-free version)
  • salt & pepper- 1 teaspoon each or seasoned salt


  1. Heat oven to 375⁰.
  2. In large mixing bowl combine beef, diced peppers and onions, egg, breadcrumbs and salt & pepper.
  3. Mix loosely with a spoon first then use hands to mix well.
  4. Place beef mixture into baking dish and use hands to form loaf (or heart if it’s Valentine’s Day) leaving at least a 2 inch gap between meatloaf and sides of dish.
  5. Pour tomato sauce over meatloaf.
  6. Bake until cooked through, approximately 45 minutes.

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