Old Fashioned Meatloaf

Old Fashioned Meatloaf

Miz Helen's Kitchen



1 pound ground chuck

1 medium yellow onion, chopped

1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped

1/2 cup oatmeal or bread crumbs

1 tablespoon parsley

1 tablespoon basil

1 teaspoon garlic salt

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 egg, slightly beaten

2 tablespoons ketchup

2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce

3 to 4 slices of thick sliced bacon

The Sauce

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup ketchup

3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

dash hot sauce (to taste)


Mix all the ingredients for the loaf until completely mixed. Form into a loaf and place on a baking rack on a baking sheet.

Mix all the ingredients for the sauce and set aside.

Cook uncovered in the oven at 350 for 1 hour, remove from the oven and cover with the sauce and add the bacon.

Put back in the oven and continue to cook for 30 minutes until bacon is brown and crisp.

Let the meatloaf set for at least 10 minutes before slicing.

Serve the sauce on the side.



This Meatloaf can be frozen for up to three months.  It is great the next day with sandwiches.