Seattle Fire Station 25 Meatloaf Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 pound bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
<br>- 2  onions, chopped
<br>- 5 pounds ground beef
<br>- 5 pounds spicy ground pork sausage
<br>- 3 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach , thawed, drained and squeezed dry
<br>- 3 (4 ounce) cans sliced black olives, drained
<br>- 3 cups pistachio nuts, chopped
<br>- 1 cup ketchup
<br>- 3  eggs
<br>- 1 (1.25 ounce) packet meatloaf seasoning mix
<br>- 1 pound pepper jack cheese, cubed
<br>- ½ cup ketchup, or as needed
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
<br>step 2: Place bacon in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, and cook, stirring frequently, until bacon is crisp and onions are transparent. Drain off excess grease, and set aside to cool.
<br>step 3: In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, pork sausage, bacon and onions, spinach, olives, pistachio nuts, 1 cup of ketchup, eggs, and meatloaf seasoning until well blended. Pat meat into a loaf shape, and place in a large baking pan. A roasting pan will work well. Poke cheese cubes into the top of the loaf so they are completely covered. Brush remaining ketchup generously over the top.
<br>step 4: Bake for  1 1/2 hours in the preheated oven, or until the internal temperature of the loaf is 180 degrees F (82 degrees C).
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Ingredients
- 1 pound bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
- 2 onions, chopped
- 5 pounds ground beef
- 5 pounds spicy ground pork sausage
- 3 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach , thawed, drained and squeezed dry
- 3 (4 ounce) cans sliced black olives, drained
- 3 cups pistachio nuts, chopped
- 1 cup ketchup
- 3 eggs
- 1 (1.25 ounce) packet meatloaf seasoning mix
- 1 pound pepper jack cheese, cubed
- ½ cup ketchup, or as needed

Directions
step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2: Place bacon in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, and cook, stirring frequently, until bacon is crisp and onions are transparent. Drain off excess grease, and set aside to cool.
step 3: In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, pork sausage, bacon and onions, spinach, olives, pistachio nuts, 1 cup of ketchup, eggs, and meatloaf seasoning until well blended. Pat meat into a loaf shape, and place in a large baking pan. A roasting pan will work well. Poke cheese cubes into the top of the loaf so they are completely covered. Brush remaining ketchup generously over the top.
step 4: Bake for 1 1/2 hours in the preheated oven, or until the internal temperature of the loaf is 180 degrees F (82 degrees C).

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