Italian Meat Loaf

5 pounds ground beef
1-1/2 cups Kraft Hearty Italian cheese
2 eggs
1/2 cup Hunts ketchup
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup bell pepper, chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1/3 cup parsley flakes
1 tablespoon seasoned salt
1-1/2 tablespoons Italian Seasoning
1-1/2 cups Italian bread crumbs
Non-stick cooking spray
Onions, minced, optional
Garlic powder, optional
Fresh parsley, chopped, optional
Olives, optional
Sliced cheese, optional
Anchovies, optional

Preheat oven to 350F. Place ground beef in a large mixing bowl. Add cheese and eggs. Mix throughout the meat with a large spoon. Add ketchup. Add seasoning and blend well into meat.

Pour in bread crumbs. Blend in and knead until meat is firm. Shape. Spray pan and bake at 350F approximately 45 minutes until brown. Garnish with slices of cheese and black olives, or spread ketchup on top with black olives or anchovies.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana