Well, I thought I didn’t make good meatloaf.  So one day, I started throwing different things into my meatloaf mix and came up with this very tasty dish.  It is our family favorite now and my go to recipe.  I hope you try it and like it! Enjoy!

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1 lb. hamburger

½ lb. ground pork

½ cup quick oats

2 hamburger buns OR 4 slices of white bread (just break up small with hands)

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. onion powder

1/2 tsp. black pepper

2 tsp. dried parsley

Squirt of ketchup (maybe 2 Tb.)

2 eggs

1/4 cup pecorino Romano

1/4 cup Marie’s light blue cheese dressing

4 oz grated yellow sharp cheddar

4 oz Sargento’s Mexican shredded cheese

2 tsp. Worchester

1 tsp. minced garlic

*½ green pepper finely chopped

*Small onion finely chopped

*(I chopped them up very fine in my Ninja food processor)


Preheat oven to 350°.


Put in a foil lined pan sprayed with cooking spray or wipe the foil with some vegetable oil using a napkin.

Make the sauce.


1 cup ketchup

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 Tbsp. molasses

1/2 tsp. yellow mustard

Mix the 4 ingredients and pour over the top of the meatloaf, spreading with a spatula, if necessary.

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Cover with foil (don’t flatten foil on the loaf).  Bake 1 hour at 350°, remove foil and bake approx.. 30 minutes more for sauce to cook and thicken. Let sit outside of oven for approximately 10 minutes.   Lift meatloaf out of pan with 2 spatulas.

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Try with my Skillet Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes.






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