Potato-Crusted Meatloaf

READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Preheat the broiler.
  • Place the onion, bell peppers and garlic cloves on a baking sheet. Broil 3 inches from heat for 7 minutes or until blackened, turning frequently.
  • Transfer to a paper bag, close tightly and let stand 15 minutes or until soft. Scrape off outside skins.
  • Chop the onion and garlic; seed and chop the peppers.
  • (You will have about 2 cups of vegetables). Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 13x9x3" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mix the beef, veal, vegetables, egg, chili sauce, bread crumbs, 1/2 cup of the cheese and the black pepper.
  • Mix with your hand until well combined.
  • Transfer to the baking dish and pat into a 12x7" loaf, mounding it slightly in the center.
  • In a small bowl, with an electric mixer set on med.-high, whip the hot potatoes with the remaining 1 cup of cheese, the chives and the butter until fluffy.
  • Pipe or spoon on top and sides of the loaf.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until a meat thermometer inserted into the center of the meat loaf registers 145.
  • Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.