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Mendocino Hotel Meatloaf

Dear SOS: My husband and I just completed a road trip that included a stop for lunch in Mendocino. My husband, a meatloaf aficionado, loved the Mendocino Hotel's meatloaf and declared it the best he's ever had. Could you possibly ... Read more

Total time: 1 hour 20 minutes | Serves 6 to 8
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground round
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 carrot, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 strips bacon

Step 1Gently combine ground round, egg, celery, onion, carrot, celery salt, oregano, thyme, ketchup, bread crumbs and Worcestershire sauce.

Step 2Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with 3 strips bacon. Pack meat mixture into pan and top with remaining bacon strips. Cover with foil and bake at 425 degrees 45 minutes, then remove foil and bake until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reaches 175 degrees, about 10 minutes more.

Each of 8 servings:
331 calories; 549 mg sodium; 60 mg cholesterol; 23 grams fat; 12 grams carbohydrates; 16 grams protein; 0.11 gram fiber.
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