Molly's Baked Meatloaf
Cuisine: American
Author: Epicurus.com Kitchens
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Total time: 1 hour 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 1/2 large onions
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 raw eggs; plus
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs (peeled)
  • 1 Cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic; minced
  • 1 Cup ketchup
  • salt, to taste
  • freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 Cups dry red wine
  • 2 celery stalks; thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. Grate 1/2 onion.
  2. Mix grated onion, ground beef, 2 raw eggs, bread crumbs, garlic, 2 tablespoons ketchup, salt and pepper to taste and 1/4 cup red wine in large bowl. Mix well.
  3. Thinly slice remaining 3 onions and arrange, with celery, in bottom of large roaster.
  4. Shape half of meat mixture into flat loaf on top of onions and celery.
  5. Place hard-boiled eggs lengthwise in center of meat.
  6. Mold remaining meat as before and place on top of bottom layer, covering eggs and gently pressing to form loaf.
  7. Blend 1/4 cup catsup, remaining 1 1/4 cups wine and salt and pepper to taste in small bowl. Pour wine sauce over entire loaf.
  8. Spread remaining ketchup on top of meatloaf as you would frost cake. Score the loaf in a criss-cross pattern with a sharp knife (not serrated).
  9. Cover and bake at 425 degrees F until baked through, about 45 minutes. Remove the cover for the last 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and let meat rest in covered roaster until ready to serve, at least 10 minutes.
Notes
This recipe yields 8 servings.

Each serving: 415 calories; 561 mg sodium; 224 mg cholesterol; 22 grams fat; 23 grams carbohydrates; 23 grams protein; 0.43 gram fiber
Recipe by Epicurus.com Recipes at https://www.epicurus.com/food/recipes/mollys-baked-meatloaf/5203/