1/2 lb each of ground veal, pork and beef.
3 slices of regular bread soaked in 1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
2 eggs, lightly beaten.
2 tbsp parsley finely chopped.
6 stalks of sping onions – finely chopped.
1/4th green bell pepper – finely chopped.
4 cloves of garlic – crushed fine.
1 tsp paprika.
Salt to taste
2 tsp ground black pepper.
9 slices of bacon
1 cup tomato ketchup
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp honey mustard.
Heat oven to 375 F
Mix the first 12 ingredients together till well mixed.
Drape the bacon in a loaf tin overlapping it till the base and the sides are covered. Pat the mixed meatloaf mixture in the bacover covered tin. Cover the meatloaf mixture with the remaining bacon slices.
Mix tomato ketchup with brown sugar and the honey mustard. Mix well. cover the top of the meatloaf with this delicious sauce. Place the tin in a pan of hot water. Bake in the oven for 1 hr. Half way through cooking time, baste with more of the sauce.
Once done, let stand for about 10 minutes, before serving, with the sauce on the side.
Note – One does not have to bake it in the loaf tin. You can place it on a ridged tray in shape of a loaf and bake it.