This months winning recipe from Recipes Around the Town and beyond


1small onion
2 celery stalks
1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
2 small garlic cloves
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 bread crumbs
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
Salt and pepper to taste
4 Tablespoons oil
2 Tablespoons flour
15 oz can tomatoe sauce
1 can of water from tomato sauce can
1Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

Chop onion, celery and bell pepper. Mince the garlic cloves, set aside.
Mix egg, milk & bread crumbs. Add meat, mix well with hands. Add
chopped ingredients, mix. Add salt & pepper, mix shape into loaf. Flour the
loaf, brown till dark brown. Remove loaf. Make a roux by adding 2 Tablespoons flour to remaining oil, stirring until roux is dark brown. Add tomato
sauce, water &Worcestershire. Return loaf to gravy. Bake uncovered at
350° for 1 hour. Baste loaf at beginning of cook and in the middle of cook
time. Warm through, and then serve.