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  1. 1 pound bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces 2 onions, chopped

  2. 5 pounds ground beef

  3. 5 pounds spicy ground pork sausage

  4. 3 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach , thawed, drained and squeezed dry

  5. 3 (4 ounce) cans sliced black olives, drained

  6. 3 cups pistachio nuts, chopped

  7. 1 cup ketchup

  8. 3 eggs

  9. 1 (1 1/4 ounce) packet meatloaf seasoning mix

  10. 1 pound pepper jack cheese, cubed

  11. 1/2 cup ketchup, or as needed What's Next: Preheat the oven to

  12. 350 F or 175 C. 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. In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, pork sausage, bacon and onions, spinach, olives, pistachio nuts,

  13. 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. Bake for 1 1/2 hours in the preheated oven, or until the internal temperature of the loaf is

  14. 180 F or 82 C. Eat well & Laugh often! Tweet

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  1. Now, I know what you’re going to say, meatloaf isn’t really summer food. But I tell you what, I have a soft spot for the dish & it goes great with that  German Potato Salad recipe


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