* 1 slightly beaten egg
* 1 cup Heinz Ketchup
* 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
* 1-1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
* ½ cup dry bread crumbs
* ½ cup chopped celery
* ½ cup chopped green bell pepper
* ½ cup chopped onion
* ½ teaspoon salt
* ¼ teaspoon pepper
In saucepan, cook onion, celery and bell pepper in oil until tender-crisp; stir in ketchup. Combine ½ cup ketchup mixture with ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, salt and pepper. Shape into a loaf (8” x 4”) in shallow baking pan.
Bake in 350°F oven for 1 hour. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing. Pour remaining ketchup sauce, cold or heated, over meat loaf. Makes 6 servings.