Confetti Meat Loaf Recipe

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Confetti Meat Loaf Recipe
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Confetti Meat Loaf Recipe

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Carrot, celery, parsley and peppers give great color to this meat loaf, while the unique addition of apple makes it moist.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 1 hour + standing

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup grated peeled tart apple
  • 1/3 cup grated carrots
  • 1/3 cup each chopped celery, onion, green pepper and sweet red pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the eggs, vinegar, bread crumbs, bacon, apple, vegetables, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over the mixture and mix well. Pat into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160° drain. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Confetti Meat Loaf in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p34

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/3 cup grated peeled tart apple
  • 1/3 cup grated carrots
  • 1/3 cup each chopped celery, onion, green pepper and sweet red pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, vinegar, bread crumbs, bacon, apple, vegetables, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over the mixture and mix well. Pat into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160° drain. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Confetti Meat Loaf in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p34

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megnroxx User ID: 5782028 29047
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2011

"My husband loves this! He said it's his new favorite meatloaf. He had me make it twice in one week."

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Lisa94 User ID: 5737026 29045
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2011

"Was very moist, almost too much so for my family. Flavour was great though."

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