Meat And Potato Loaf
|Potatoes||2 Medium, peeled and cut up|
|Snipped parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Dried thyme||1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Dried marjoram||1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed|
|Eggs||2 , beaten|
|Crushed saltine crackers||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Tomato sauce||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Chopped onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped green pepper||2 Tablespoon|
|Ground beef||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Catsup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Dry mustard||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Cook potatoes, covered, in boiling salted water about 20 minutes or till tender; drain, reserving liquid.
Mash potatoes, adding about 3 tablespoons of the reserved liquid to make a stiff consistency.
Stir in parsley, thyme, and marjoram.
Season to taste with salt and pepper; set the potatoes aside, In a large bowl stir together eggs, cracker crumbs, tomato sauce, onion, green pepper, and the 3/4 teaspoon salt.
Add beef; mix well, On waxed paper pat beef mixture into a 10x8-inch rectangle; spoon potato mixture lengthwise down center of beef mixture.
Fold sides over potato mixture; seal, Place loaf, seam side down, on 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 2 inch baking pan.
Bake in a 350° oven 45 minutes or till done.
Heat together catsup and dry mustard; spoon over meat loaf.
If desired, garnish with endive.