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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Meatloaf Recipe for 40 to 50 People!

I was inspired by a friend today. She was trying to do the math in taking a recipe for 6 and turning it into a recipe for 250! It's not as easy as you think. (6 tablespoons x 41.6666666) Not only do you have to do the math on the ingredients, you also have to have a bowl, pan or container large enough to mix the recipe. I decided to publish my recipe for a large meatloaf that feeds my Wednesday Night Supper group. Enjoy!



15 lbs. ground beef
15 eggs
9 cups bread crumbs*
1 2/3 cups ketchup
6 pkgs onion soup mix
1 tbsp mustard
1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp steak sauce
2 to 3 cups warm water**
1 lb bacon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl mix ingredients well. Divide meat mixture in half and place each half in a buffet pan. Pat out flat. Cover with bacon. Brush with tomato sauce if desired. Bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until meat is fully cooked.

*Bread Crumbs - I use the parmesan flavor.
**Water - I only use enough water to moisten the mixture to combine.

9 comments:

  1. Yummy looking meatloaf! I love your food blog & just bookmarked it for the future explore. Will try with your recipe soon!

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  2. Some friends and I recently began volunteering at a local homeless shelter. Simple, good food in larger quantities is exactly what we were looking for. Thank you.

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  3. You are welcome! Have you seen the brown rice recipe? It is for a restaurant buffet pan that feeds about 25-30. https://lynn-southernwithatwist.blogspot.com/2013/05/brown-rice.html

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  4. I work at a domestic violence shelter and I am always looking for new ideas to feed up to 40 people at a time. Do you frequently post ideas for the larger crowds? This recipe makes it so easy to prepare the right amount of food for everyone! Thanks!

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    1. Kayla, Yes I do! I have many recipes calling for buffet pans of food. All my casseroles can be made for a large crowd. Email me and I can send you a menu list of over 21 meals that feed a large crowd of 45-65 people! southernwithatwist97@gmail.com

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  5. Hello Lynn, I just found you on Pinterest. I am also looking for recipes to feed forty at my local homeless shelter. Do you think I could also email you?

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    1. Yes. Email me, and I will see if I can help.

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  6. Hi Lynn, I am also looking for recipes to feed approximately 75 homeless people in my city. Do you have a site on Pinterest? If so, could you please give me the name. Thanks so much.

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    1. Yes Linda!
      https://www.pinterest.com/southernwatwist/

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