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Meat Loaf Tropicale


1 1/2 pounds Lean Ground Beef
1 Large Egg
1 cup Bananas; Ripe, Mashed
1/2 cup Quick Cooking Oats
1/2 cup Green Bell Pepper -- Chopped
2 tablespoons Onion -- Chopped
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Mustard
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon Allspice
2 Slices Bacon
3 tablespoons Orange Marmalade


Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.


Mix all of the ingredients, except the bacon and marmalade, together. Spread the mixture in an ungreased loaf pan, 9 X 5 X 3-inches. Crisscross the bacon slices on the top of the meat mixture and spread the marmalade over the whole thing.


Bake, uncovered for 1 to 1 1/4 hours. Drain off the excess fat and let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.


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