Ketchup Gravy for Meatloaf
4 Tablespoons olive oil, divided in half
2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup beef broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 green onions, finely chopped (white part only)
1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped fine
2 large ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, finely chopped
3/4 cup ketchup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
Heat half the olive oil in skillet until hot.
Add flour and whisk until roux is cooked and mixture becomes a medium-brown color.
Gradually stir in broth and whisk until hot. Heat remaining oil in another skillet over medium heat until hot. Add garlic, green onions, and green pepper. Saute 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Add tomato; reduce heat and simmer 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Combine with gravy mixture and remaining ingredients and simmer, stirring constantly, 8 to 10 minutes.
Serve over meatloaf and mashed potatoes.
From Kentucky Living.