Meatloaf with Brown Gravy

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Meatloaf with Brown Gravy

  1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
1/2 lb. lean ground pork
3/4 cup bread crumbs
1 tbsp. butter
3/4 cup minced green onion
3/4 cup minced white onion
1/2 cup minced carrot
1/2 cup minced celery
1/4 cup minced red pepper
1/4 cup minced green pepper
2 tsp. minced garlic
1 tsp. each salt and pepper
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cumin
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 cup half and half cream

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt the butter in a pan and add both onions, carrots, celery, both peppers and garlic. Cook for 10 min. or until moisture has evaporated, stirring often. Cool.

In a large bowl, combine the spices and eggs and mix. Add the ketchup and cream, blending thoroughly. Add the ground beef and ground pork, bread crumbs and vegetable mixture.

Place the meat mixture into a greased loaf pan, pressing it flat. Put the loaf pan into a larger pan and fill the larger pan with boiling water, 1 in. high. Bake for 3/4 to 1 hour. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before serving.



Meatloaf Gravy

  2 tbsp butter
4 shallots, minced
1/2 tsp. thyme
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp ground pepper
1/4 cup chopped red pepper
1/4 cup chopped yellow pepper
1 cup dry white wine
1 cup beef stock
1 cup chicken stock
2 Roma tomatoes, peeled, seeded, diced
salt and pepper to taste

Melt 1 tbsp. butter in a pan, and saute the shallots, thyme, bay leaf, pepper and red and yellow peppers over med. heat for 3 minutes. Add the wine and simmer over high heat until 1/4 of the liquid evaporates. Add the beef and chicken stock and cook over high heat until 1/4 of the liquid evaporates. Add the tomatoes and cover; simmer slowly for 20 minutes.

Stir in the remaining 1 tbsp butter and season with salt and pepper. Strain out the bay leaf and thyme before serving.