In small bowl, combine 1/4 cup of the gravy and bread crumbs. In large bowl, thoroughly mix ground beef, sausage, onion, celery, 4 tbs of the ketchup, pepper, Italian seasoning and bread crumb mixture. In shallow baking pan, shape meat mixture into 8x4 inch loaf.
Bake at 350F for 1 hour 15 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a 1-quart saucepan, combine remaining gravy, 2 tbs drippings and the remaining 2 tbs ketchup. Heat, stirring occasionally. Serve over meatloaf.
Makes 8 servings.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana