• Total: 1 hr 50 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 35 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 pounds ground beef

1 small onion, finely chopped

1/2 red bell pepper, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup fresh bread crumbs

2 eggs, lightly beaten



2 teaspoon chili powder, optional

3/4 cup ketchup or tomato sauce

2 tablespoon mustard

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

4 slices bacon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Gently mound the meat mixture into a metal 9x5 loaf pan. Top loaf with 4 strips of bacon. Bake for 1 hour and 10 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for 15 minutes before slicing.
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