Easy Creole Meatloaf

Easy Creole Meatloaf

2 lbs lean ground beef
3 slices white bread
2 eggs, beaten
1 c onion
1/2 c celery, chopped
1/2 c green bell pepper, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 c milk
1/4 c ketchup (separated)
1 T Worcestershire sauce
1.5 t Creole seasoning
1/8 t black pepper



Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a loaf pan or baking pan with non stick spray.
Soak bread in milk.  In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except for 1/2 the ketchup and shape into a loaf.  Place meatloaf into pan.  Spread the remaining ketchup over the top of the meatloaf.  Bake, covered, for 45 minutes.  Remove cover and bake for an additional 30 minutes.  Let stand 5 -10 minutes before slicing.