McCall's Roast Meat Loaf
McCall'sGreat American Recipe Card Collection
1 1/2 teasp salt
1/4 teasp pepper
1/4 teasp dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Pinch of cloves
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup soft white bread crumbs
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
1/4 lb ground pork
1/4 lb ground veal
2 tablespoons finely chopped onions
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons chopped celery leaves
1 teaspoon chopped chives
1/4 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
6 slices bacon
1/2 cup chili sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1.Preheat oven to 350F.
2.In large bowl, beat eggs with salt, pepper, thyme ,nutmeg,
and cloves until well mixed. Stir in milk, sour cream, and bread crumbs.
Let stand 5 minutes to permit bread crumbs to absorb moisture.
3.Add beef, pork, veal, onions, parsley, celery leaves
, chives, and garlic; mix lightly until well blended.
4 Turn mixture into large, shallow pan. Moisten hands with water.
Shape meat mixture into loaf about 8 by 3 by 2 1/2 inchs. Place bacon
strips over top. Bake 45 minutes.
5. In small bowl, combine chili sauce, brown sugar, and dry mustard; mix well.
Use some to glaze top and sides of meat loaf.
Bake 30 minutes longer, brushing serveral times with glaze.
Remove to heated platter. If desired, garnish loaf with chopped parsley.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.