Kate's Hearty Meatloaf

"I have made many different meatloaf recipes, but this is the one I will make from now on. This recipe is from Kate Gosselin from " John and Kate plus Eight" . This is a clever way to sneak vegetables onto picky eaters plates. It seems like alot of vegetables, but if you use the food processor on pulse to shred the vegetables finely without pureeing them, they cook down to nothing. What you have is a moist, flavorful meatloaf. I have one of the world's most pickiest eaters and even he ate it and said it was very good."
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Ready In:
1hr 20mins
2 loaves




  • Use a food processor on pulse to finely chop the celery, onion,green pepper, and carrots until finey chopped or shredded. Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and divide equally into two separate meat loaves. Add a squirt of ketchup to the top of each in a zig- zaggy design. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for about an hour (depending on oven) or until bubbly and center is no longer pink. During the last 15 minutes of cooking, remove the foil covering and finish baking uncovered.

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  1. I'm sorry but we weren't crazy about this. I don't know if I did something worng - did use a food processor to chop up the veggies but they still weren't done when the meatloaf was. We also didn't care for the strong Italian flavor, but that's probably just us. Made this for Spring Pac 2011.
  2. I thought this was pretty poor. The meatloaf looked good but was a strange texture and the flavour was strange. I wouldn't make it again.
  3. Have made this for years my young children love it the wonderful thing is they don't know all the vegetables are in it. , it comes out beautiful .this is This is the only meatloaf I make anymore. Simply wonderful


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