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Classic Meatloaf Recipe
This Classic Meatloaf Recipe makes 6 servings.

What You Need
• 1 pound ground beef chuck
• 1/2 pound ground pork butt
• 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
• 1/4 cup milk
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1/2 cup onions, finely diced
• 1 garlic clove, minced
• 1 large egg, lightly beaten
• 1/3 cup grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
• 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
• 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
• 1/4 cup chopped parsley
• Salt
• Freshly ground black pepper

What To Do
1. Soak bread crumbs in milk.

2. Preheat oven to 450F and lightly grease a loaf pan.

3. Heat the olive oil. When hot add the onions and saute for about 8 minutes or until golden and beginning to brown.

4. Add the garlic and saute for a few seconds. Remove the skillet from the heat and transfer the contents to a mixing bowl.

5. Add the soaked bread crumbs, ground chuck and ground pork butt and mix with 1 egg.

6. Add grated cheese, fennel, oregano, and parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Saute some of the mixture before tasting and adjusting for seasoning.)

7. Transfer the mix to a loaf pan and bake at high heat for 15 minutes.

8. Lower the heat to 350 degrees and bake for 1 hour or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Let rest 15 minutes before cutting.

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