PopPop’s Classic Meatloaf Recipe
Preparation time: 30 minutes to prep, 1 hour to cook.
3 medium onions, diced and sautéed until caramelized
6 celery ribs, diced and sautéed
1 Tbsp granulated garlic (dry)
4 Tbsp unsalted butter to sauté onions and celery
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
6 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 ½ cup spaghetti sauce, more if you like a thick topping
3 pounds of ground chuck
2 pounds of ground pork sausage
2 cups old fashioned oats
6 large eggs, beaten slightly
1 cup minced fresh parsley leaves
2 14.5 oz. cans of petite diced tomatoes
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2 In a large heavy skillet sauté the onions and celery in butter, over medium heat, stirring, until onions are caramelized to a nice brown color
.3 In a large bowl, combine the meats, eggs, vegetables, old fashioned oats, tomatoes, and parsley. Form into 3 loaves in standard bread pans.
4 Bake the meatloaf in the oven for 45 minutes. Add spaghetti sauce in a thin coat on top of meatloaf and bake for another 15 minutes