Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

I don't remember where I got this recipe. I have been making it for years. It is my husband's favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium skillet heat oil over medium heat.
  3. Add onion and garlic and cook until softened.
  4. Stir in tomato sauce and parsley and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. In a large bowl stir together ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, salt, pepper, and half of the tomato mix, until well combined.
  6. Shape meat into a loaf shape in a large roasting pan.
  7. Brush with remaining tomato mix.
  8. Arrange bacon over meat.
  9. Bake until no longer pink inside, about 1 hour, 30 min.
  10. Let stand 10 min before serving.


Most Helpful

We loved this meatloaf. It was one of my PAC recipes and I'm so glad I chose it. I don't usually like a tomato base for my meatloaf, but this was very good, although I didn't use all of the tomato sauce on top. I did, however, add half to the meat mixture and just brushed a little on top before adding the bacon. The bacon added a great flavor to the meat. Thanks so much NMG.

~Nimz~ May 20, 2006

Next time, I will cut down on amount of tomato mix in and on the meatloaf. This is just a personal preference. The flavor is very good. We fried leftovers for tasty sandwiches the next day.

M. Joan October 23, 2004

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