Man Sized Meatloaf
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour-15 minutes
  • Servings: appx.8 man sized portion
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour
  • 2 Lb.ground beef,85-90% lean
  • 2 Lb sweet italian sausage
  • 2 large bell pepers,red,green or yellow,diced
  • 2 large onions,diced
  • 1 12 Oz.pkg sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 T chili powder
  • 1 T garlic
  • 1 T onion powder
  • 1 C cracker crums,ritz or club work best
  • 1 can diced tomatos,fresh can be used if in season
  • salt& pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c ketchup
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix all ingrediants exept ketchup
  2. kneed mixture and place in large loaf pan,2 may be used for smaller loaves
  3. put loaves in larger pan with 1" water,on center rack of oven,cover with foil
  4. bake appx 1 hour at 350 degrees
  5. remove foil and carefully drain water
  6. add ketchup to top of loaves,and return to oven for appx.15 minutes.
  7. slice,serve with favorite vegatable and enjoy.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Coked in a restaraunt in Tennessee,this was one of the house specials.