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You Asked For It: Cracker Barrel meatloaf recipe

I would like the meatloaf recipe from Cracker Barrel. Thank you.

David Bevin, Land O'Lakes

When this recipe came to me from Carol Pappas of Crystal Beach it made 42 servings. I used my recipe conversion kitchen calculator that helps increase or decrease the number of servings to adjust this to four servings. This is an unusual recipe because it calls for grated biscuit crumbs. I made a package of Pillsbury refrigerated biscuits and grated two of them on a cheese grater. This works better when the biscuits are cooler. You could also use the Pillsbury frozen biscuits and just make two rather than a package of eight. Originally this was baked in a convection oven at 300 degrees. I baked this in a 350-degree oven for an hour. This recipe is a lot like Cracker Barrel's meatloaf.

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Cracker Barrel Meatloaf

1 pound ground beef

½ medium onion, diced

½ green pepper, diced

1 egg

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

½ can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes

Grated biscuit crumbs from 2 biscuits

¼ cup ketchup

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Place all ingredients, except ketchup, in a large bowl. Mix well with hands. Place in loaf pan and press down gently. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Remove from oven and let rest 5 minutes. Spread ¼ cup ketchup over top of loaf and serve.

Serves 4.

Source: Carol Pappas of Crystal Beach

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