Place the trimmed bread pieces into a food processor and blend until smooth. Place the breadcrumbs and the remaining ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Mix well. Shape the meat into 1- inch balls. Place onto a parchment paper lined baking tray and place into a preheated 375-degree oven. Roast inside the oven until golden brown and tender (about 12 minutes). Remove from the oven and serve with a mixed nut rice pilaf.
Options- use dried bread crumbs & substitute ouzo with anise
Meatloaf Sunday #comfortfood FILLING 1 -1/2 lbs ground beef 1/2 lb ground pork 2 eggs 1 cup fresh bread crumbs 1/2 cup milk 1 small onion chopped fine 3 celery stalks chopped fine 4 garlic cloves minced 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme 1 tsp paprika Salt and pepper to taste Fill 2 small loaf pans Brush each meat loaf with 2 Tbsp ketchup and cover each with 5 slices of bacon. Bake in 350-degree over for approx 1 hour or until 155-degrees F. Remove the baked meatloaf from the oven and allow it to rest for 15-20 minutes. #slice and #serve ... See MoreSee Less