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Moist and Flavorful Meatloaf

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“This recipe makes makes a moist and tender meatloaf without being mushy. I added fresh herbs I had on hand but you can use dried herbs, just use a little less. I made this for friends and family, not realizing some were not meatloaf lovers until they admitted after tasting mine that they were converts! I think the mixture of pork and ground beef makes a real flavor and texture difference. If you don't have creole seasoning (I put Tony Chachere's in almost everything) just sub seasoning or regular salt. The topping is borrowed from Paula Deen after reading rave reviews of her sauce. I was skeptical of the addition of mustard but you don't taste it at all. Be sure to let the loaf rest 5-10 min to set. I use that time to whip my potatoes and reheat my mushroom gravy. Serve with my oven roasted ratatouille also for an easy and complete meal!”
1hr 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Saute onion, bell pepper and garlic in a little oil over medium heat until translucent, about 3-5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  3. Put all ingredients except milk in a large bowl.
  4. Stir to combine with one hand while you add milk with the other* until all ingredients are uniformly mixed. Do not squish the ingredients together, this may make the meatloaf tough and dense.
  5. Form into a loaf placed in baking dish. Stir together topping ingredients and brush on meatloaf.
  6. Bake 1 hours and 15 minute at 350 degrees.
  7. Let rest 3-5 minutes before slicing.
  8. *not sure if this is totally necessary, it's just what I did and I liked my texture, if it is too difficult just add all ingredients at once.

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