Oma’s Franken Meatloaf

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  •       2 lbs    Ground Beef
  • 1½ cups    Onions, finely diced
  • 2 cloves    Garlic, minced
  •      1 tsp    Salt
  •     ½ tsp    Pepper
  •     ½ tsp    Paprika
  •            2    Eggs
  •      3 tbs    Bread Crumbs, unseasoned


  •        2-3    Tomatoes sliced thick
  •           5    Olives sliced
  •                 20 mesh Black Pepper
  •     1 tsp    Marjoram fresh, chopped


To the ground round add the onions, garlic, salt, pepper, paprika, marjoram, eggs and bread crumbs.
Mix together thoroughly.
You can add some water to help it bind if necessary.
Oil the bottom of a baking sheet or roaster.
Shape meat into a longer and narrower loaf and place on sheet.
Place tomato slices on top of meat, add sliced olives and sprinkle with coarse pepper.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour.
Check temperature with meat thermometer which should be above 170°F.

Serve with Crème Fraîche seasoned with salt & pepper to taste.

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