Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour, 25 minutes
- 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
- 1 cup fresh bread crumbs
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 (8 ounces) can Hunt's tomato sauce
- 1 egg
- 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 3/4 cup water
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
- 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
Gently mix ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, bell pepper, 1/2 of the tomato sauce, egg, salt, and pepper until combined. Do not overmix. Form into a loaf and place in a shallow pan.
Whisk together water, brown sugar, mustard, and vinegar until smooth. Pour over the meatloaf.
Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, basting with pan juices about every 20 minutes. Let rest 15 minutes before cutting and serving.
Yield: 6 servings