1770 House Meatloaf

The 1770 House Meatloaf recipe from Ina Garten is to die for --- Be sure to make extra of the roasted garlic gravy!

1770 House Meatloaf

Ingredients
meatloaf
  1. 1 Tbsp olive oil
  2. 1 yellow onion, peeled and minced
  3. 1 celery stalk, minced
  4. 1 lb ground beef
  5. 1 lb ground pork
  6. 1 heaping Tbsp minced fresh parsley
  7. 1 heaping Tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  8. 1 heaping Tbsp chopped fresh chives
  9. 2 large eggs, beaten
  10. 1/2 cup milk
  11. 1 Tbsp salt (feel free to cut this amount down a bit if you like)
  12. 2 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
  13. 1 cup bread crumbs

roasted garlic gravy
  1. 1 head garlic
  2. 2 cups chicken stock
  3. 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  4. Wondra flour
  5. optional;: a bouillon cube and a splash of Worcestershire sauce

Instructions
  • Heat oven to 350F
  • Slice the tips off the end off the head of garlic, leaving the cloves all attached. Brush with olive oil and wrap loosely in foil.
  • Saute the onion and celery in the olive oil for a few minutes until translucent. Set aside to cool.
  • Put the rest of the meatloaf ingredients in a large mixing bowl, along with the sauteed veggies, breaking apart the meat as you put it in. Use your fingers to gently mix everything together, Make sure to get everything thoroughly combined without over-working the meat, which can make it tough.