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Flavorful Company Meat Loaf

 Flavorful Company Meat Loaf
The combination of ingredients in this moist, tasty meat loaf is unbeatable. When entertaining, it's nice to be able to visit with my company while dinner's in the oven. - Donna Biel, La Valle, Wisconsin
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. 1-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup V8 juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2/3 cup chopped celery
  • 2/3 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/2 cup cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • Ketchup

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Crumble beef and
  • pork over mixture and mix well. Shape into a loaf in a greased
  • 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1-1/4 hours or until no pink remains
  • and a thermometer reads 160°. Drizzle with ketchup. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot

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