On Line Cookbook

Magnificent Meatloaf

Recipe Information
Good basic recipe for a popular dish.

D. Lishus


  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 ml) pepper
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) instant oatmeal
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 lb (.5 kg). ground beef OR 1/2 beef 1/2 pork
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) oil
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) ketchup
  • 1 8 oz (224 grm). can tomato sauce
  • In a large bowl, mix together everything, except for the oil, ketchup and tomato sauce.
  • Mix very thoroughly and make sure it is well combined.
  • Roll and shape meat mixture into a loaf.
  • Wrap in wax paper and put in freezer for 30 minutes or in refridgerator for 2 hours - remove.
  • In a pressure cooker, heat oil and brown the loaf on all sides.
  • Combine the ketchup and tomato sauce in seperate small bowl and stir.
  • Spread the ketchup and tomato mixture over the loaf.
  • Close lid and bring pressure to second red ring over high heat.
  • Adjust heat to stabilize pressure at second red ring; cook for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and use natural release method.
  • Serve in slices with sauce over top.
Round out the meal with some creamy mashed potatoes and steamed veggies for a dinner to enjoy. Leftover meatloaf maked wonderful sandwiches, too!