*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                             Burgundy Meat Loaf
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Beef
                 Ground Beef
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      Lb            Ground beef; or mixture of
                         -beef/pork/veal
    1      Sm            Onion -- chopped
    2                    Eggs
    1      C             Soft white bread crumbs
      1/2  C             Parsley -- chopped
      1/2  C             Dry red Burgundy
    1      T             Basil -- fresh
    1 1/2  ts            Salt
      1/4  ts            Pepper
    5      sl            Bacon
    1                    Bay leaf
    8      oz            Tomato sauce with mushrooms -- heated
 
 Combine ground meat, onion, eggs, bread crumbs, parsley, wine,
 basil, salt and pepper in a large bowl; mix.
 Crisscross 3 bacon slices on a 12-inch square of aluminum foil;
 shape meatloaf mixture into a 6-inch round on top of bacon.  Top
 with remaining bacon slices, halved, and bay leaf.  Lift foil with loaf into
 slow cooker; cover.
 
 Cook on high 1 hour; turn heat control to low; cook 4 hours longer, or until
 meatloaf is well-done.
 
 Remove loaf from slow cooker by lifting the foil, tilting fat back into the
 slow cooker.  Discard bacon and bay leaf.
 
 Serve on heated platter and spoon part of the heated tomato
 sauce over.  Serving suggestion:  Serve with buttered noodles and Frenched
 green beans.
 
 Beef broth or tomato juice may be substituted for the Burgundy.
 
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