Meatloaf 3

2 pounds ground beef or chuck
1/3 cup onion, chopped
1/3 cup sweet red pepper, chopped
1/3 cup green pepper, chopped
3 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1-1/4 teaspoons chil1 powder
3/4 cup milk
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup Worcestershire Sauce
2/3 cup dry bread crumbs
4 strips bacon
1-1/4 teaspoons dried sage
1-1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup canned tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup catsup
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Preheat oven 350F. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Combine the milk eggs and Worcestershire sauce and add to the beef mixture. Add crumbs. Grease a large sheet of foil. Place bacon on foil. Mold meat in into a loaf and place over bacon. Seal foil tightly around loaf. Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight. Place wrapped loaf on a baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour. Open foil. Drain juices. Combine sauce ingredients and spoon over loaf. Bake, uncovered for 30 minutes longer.

Serves 8.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana