This meatloaf is anything but dry! The ground chuck is mixed with onions, mushrooms, green pepper, eggs, and breadcrumbs, and is topped with strips of bacon. The recipe makes a lot of meatloaf so you can have cold meatloaf sandwiches for leftovers with mayo and onions.
-By Shirley (Buckner) Salzer
4-5 lbs ground chuck (80% lean)
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 can mushrooms (finely chopped) and juice
½ green pepper chopped fine
2 cups breadcrumbs
salt and pepper
3 strips of bacon
- Mix together meat, onion, mushrooms, green pepper, salt, pepper and garlic.
- Push a hole into center of mixture. Crack eggs into hole. Scramble eggs with fork. Mix into meat.
- Mix enough warm water into breadcrumbs to make them wet and not pasty. Mix into meat.
- Shape meat into loaf. Place in 9X13 inch pan. Lay 3 strips of bacon on top. Bake at 325 degrees for 2 ½ hours. Let stand 20 minutes before cutting loaf.