Creole Meat Loaf

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 1/4 cups ketchup
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Sauté onion, celery and green pepper in butter until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in ketchup; combine 1/2 cup this mixture with ground beef, bread crumbs, egg and salt.
  3. Form into 8 x 4-inch loaf in shallow baking pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.
  5. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.
  6. Serve remaining sauce, cold or heated, over meat loaf.

Yield: 6 servings