Sunshine Meatloaf

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Alan Leonetti

This was my mother's recipe. The reason she put the hard-boiled eggs inside the meatloaf, was to get me to eat when I was a small child. She'd say, "Look, there's the sun". Others in the family say that it was to enable her to stretch the meat & keep the cost down.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl mix together ground round, salt, pepper, garlic, tarragon, basil, bread crumbs, raw eggs, Worcestershire, red wine& parsley flakes.
  2. In a 13” x 9” pyrex baking dish form half of the meat mixture into a free form oval shape.
  3. Place hard-boiled eggs, end to end, lengthwise down the center of the meat.
  4. Arrange the remaining half of meat to cover the eggs… Mix the tomato sauce& ketchup& smother it over the top of the meatloaf… Preheat oven to 350 degrees& bake, uncovered, 1 1/2 hours… Slice& serve.
  5. so that each slice has a slice of hard-boiled egg that resembles the sun.

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