How to Cook Tasty Meatloaf

Meatloaf.

Meatloaf

You can have Meatloaf using 15 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Meatloaf

  1. It’s 1 cup of fine fresh bread crumbs (from 2 slices firm white sandwich bread).
  2. Prepare 1/3 cup of whole milk.
  3. You need 1 of medium onion, finely chopped.
  4. Prepare 3 of garlic cloves, minced.
  5. You need 1 of medium red bell pepper, finely chopped.
  6. It’s 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter.
  7. Prepare 2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce.
  8. You need 1 tablespoon of cider vinegar.
  9. Prepare 1/4 teaspoon of ground allspice.
  10. It’s 1/4 pound of bacon (about 4-6 slices), chopped.
  11. Prepare 1 1/2 pounds of ground beef chuck.
  12. Prepare 1/2 pound of ground pork (not lean).
  13. It’s 2 of large eggs.
  14. It’s 1/3 cup of finely chopped flat-leaf parsley.
  15. You need of Garnish: cooked bacon.

Meatloaf instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F with rack in middle..
  2. Soak bread crumbs in milk in a large bowl..
  3. Meanwhile, cook onion, garlic, pepper in butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Cover skillet and reduce heat to low, then cook until pepper is tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, allspice, 2 teaspoons salt, and 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper. Add to bread-crumb mixture..
  4. Finely chop bacon, then add to onion mixture along with beef, pork, eggs, and parsley and mix together with your hands..
  5. Pack mixture into a 9- by 5-inch oval loaf in a 13- by 9-inch shallow baking dish or pan..
  6. Bake until an instant-read thermometer inserted into center of meatloaf registers 155°F, 1 to 1 1/4 hours. Let stand 10 minutes before serving..