- 2 lb of 90/10 ground beef
- 1 sweet onion chopped fine
- 1 bell pepper chopped fine
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
- 3 tablespoons of beef broth dry powder not cubes
- 1/2 cup of prepared ketchup
- 1/4 cup of milk
- 1 cup of panko break crumbs or Italian seasoned
- 1 cup of crispy onion rings (Durkee)
- 1 egg
- 2 slices of bread
- 1 eggs
- 12 ounces of cheddar cheese
Garlic Mashed Potatoes:
- 6 new potatoes
- 1/4 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons of butter
- 1/4 cup of sour cream
- 4 bulbs of roasted garlic (see below)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
First prepare your garlic by taking a bulb of garlic and cut off the top, in a piece of foil put the garlic in the middle and coat with olive oil. Put them in a 225 degree oven for and hour, it will come out soft.
To make the meatloaf, you take the chopped onions, parsley and peppers and put them in a bowl add the ground beef and the dried broth. You then take the egg, milk and the breadcrumbs and work it into a loaf. Separate the loaf in two layers, time to add the cheese mixture.
To make the cheese mixture in a small bowl crumble up the bread with your hands, add the egg then add the cheddar which should be shredded, mush it up with your hands. You will have a spread to put in the middle of the loaf.
Take a meatloaf pan and put half the loaf down, add the cheese mixture so it is evened out then place the remainder of the meat to cover the loaf.
Put this in a 400 degree oven for 60 minutes. 10 minutes before the loaf is done take it out and spread the ketchup on top of it and then add the durkee onions.
Let cook for the 10 minutes to get a crust and cook the dried onions.
Take out and let sit 10 minutes before serving.
To make the potatoes:
In a pot of boiling salted water add the potatoes, make sure they are cut up into cubes so they cook quicker and more manageable. Cook for about 25-30 minutes until tender.
Take the potatoes and drain. Put back into the saucepot and add the garlic, butter, sour cream and milk. Whip with a hand blender until soft. Add the salt and pepper to taste then give it one more whip. That’s it….