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Scotch Meat Loaves



  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground beef or ground pork
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • Cheddar, mozzarella or American cheese (optional)


  1. In a mixing bowl combine egg, bread crumbs, onion, green pepper, salt and a dash of pepper. Add meat; mix well. Shape one-fourth of meat mixture around each hard-cooked egg, enclosing the egg. Arrange in an 8-inch square baking pan.
  2. Bake in a 350 degree F oven 30 minutes. Drain off excess fat.
  3. Combine ketchup, water, vinegar, chili powder and oregano; pour over meat loaves.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees Ffor 15 minutes more, spooning sauce over loaves occasionally. If desired, top each loaf with some of the cheese.
  5. Return to oven and heat until cheese melts.

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