For this fast family fare, Candace thaws a portion of Ground Beef mix, shapes it into a loaf and covers it with tomato sauce and bacon. Since there's little preparation before popping it in the oven, this main dish is ideal for busy weeknights.
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- 1 portion Ground Beef Mix, thawed
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- 4 bacon strips, halved
- Shape beef mix into a loaf; place in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Top with tomato sauce.
- Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Cook bacon until almost done; place over loaf. Bake 10 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Bacon Meat Loaf in Quick Cooking January/February 2003, p52
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.
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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2014
"No bread crumbs, no eggs what holds it together?"
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2011
"http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Ground-Beef-Mixhttp://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Meatballs-with-Gravy-2http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Beef-Stuffed-Shellsthese are the recipes you make with it!!"
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2009
"This is an awesome meat loaf, juicy and very tasty. I highly recommend it."