Recipe courtesy of Joe Allen


  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 6 servings


2 tablespoons oil

1/2 cup finely chopped onions

1/2 cup finely chopped celery

1/2 cup finely chopped carrots

2 cloves crushed garlic

1 teaspoon fresh thyme

3 pounds ground beef

1 cup bread crumbs

2 eggs

1/3 cup Worstershire sauce

1/3 cup ketchup

2 tablespoons mustard

2 tablespoons steak sauce

1 teaspoon salt

ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil. Cook onions, celery, carrots, garlic, and thyme until very soft. Let cool.
  2. Meanwhile, mix remaining ingredients well. Incorporate the cooked vegetables. Pack tightly in a 10-inch loaf pan and cook in a water bath for 1 hour in 400 degree oven.
  3. Serve with your favorite gravy or tomato sauce recipe.

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mike p.

Very good, used beef, veal and pork mixture instead of just beef. I also added some mushrooms and used a ketchup, mustard and brown sugar combination for the top of the meatloaf.

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