Second Avenue Deli Meat Loaf

Recipe by Miss V
READY IN: 1hr 35mins


  • 2
    tablespoons corn oil
  • 2
    cups onions (finely chopped)
  • 1
    tablespoon garlic (finely chopped or crushed fresh)
  • 12
    green pepper (chopped into 1/4-inch pieces)
  • 7
    slices bread
  • 1 12
  • 12
    lb pork (ground)
  • 12
    lb veal (chopped)
  • 2
    eggs (beaten)
  • 13
    cup parsley (fresh, chopped fine)
  • 12
    teaspoon rosemary (fresh or dried crushed)
  • 12
    teaspoon thyme (fresh or dried)
  • 1
    tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 12
    teaspoons salt
  • 18
    teaspoon pepper (fresh ground black)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat corn oil in a large skillet, and saute onions until light golden brown. Add garlic at the last minute, and brown quickly. Remove to a bowl with a slotted spoon, and saute green peppers in remaining oil. Add to bowl, and refrigerate.
  • Cut crusts off bread, cube and soften with water in a strainer. Squeeze out excess liquid.
  • In a large bowl, thoroughly blend meats and bread, working them together with your hands lightly. Add onion-garlic- green pepper mixture and all the other ingredients, Blend thoroughly.
  • Place mixture in a loaf pan and score a crisscross design along the top with a knife. Bake 50 minutes, pour off accumulated fat, add your favorite tomato sauce, and continue baking for 20 minutes more.