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Hail Mary Meatloaf

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Tasty moist meatloaf recipe from H. J. Heinz

Hail Mary Meatloaf

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Enjoy moist, delicious meatloaf slathered in Heinz Ketchup with this free meatloaf recipe from H. J. Heinz. Equally great for family dinner or a football party.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes


  • 1 slightly beaten egg
  • 1 cup Heinz Ketchup ®
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
  • 1-1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
  • ½ cup dry bread crumbs
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


In saucepan, cook onion, celery and bell pepper in oil until tender-crisp; stir in ketchup. Combine ½ cup ketchup mixture with ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, salt and pepper. Shape into a loaf (8” x 4”) in shallow baking pan. Bake in 350°F oven for 1 hour. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing. Pour remaining ketchup sauce, cold or heated, over meat loaf. Makes 6 servings.

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