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Meat And Potato Loaf

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Ingredients
  Potatoes 2 Medium, peeled and cut up
  Snipped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried marjoram 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  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
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Catsup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

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.
Remove paper.
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Healthy

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