Rating: 4 stars
56 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 27
  • 4 star values: 18
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 3

This is an old family recipe with a touch of Californian flair.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 20 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 9x13 inch baking pan with aluminum foil.

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  • In a large bowl, mix the beef, onion, green bell pepper, celery, eggs, soy sauce, and ketchup. Season with basil, parsley, oregano, garlic powder, and 2 teaspoons pepper. Mix in 1/2 cup oats. Gradually mix in remaining oats 1/4 cup at a time until the beef mixture is firm but not stiff. Transfer to the prepared baking pan, and form into a loaf shape.

  • In a small bowl, mix the brown sugar, ketchup, brown mustard, mesquite smoke flavoring, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and paprika. Drizzle evenly over the meat loaf.

  • Bake meat loaf 1 hour in the preheated oven, or to a minimum temperature of 160 degrees F (72 degrees F).

Nutrition Facts

247 calories; protein 13.9g; carbohydrates 24.3g; fat 10.7g; cholesterol 80.5mg; sodium 787.7mg. Full Nutrition
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