Bill Blass’s Meatloaf

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 19m
Ready In

Recipe: #36948

May 14, 2021

Categories: Meatloaf

"Bill Blass, the world-famous clothing designer of the 60s, 70s and 80s, who is perhaps best known for dressing First Lady Nancy Reagan. She probably used this recipe for meatloaf."

Original is 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (413.5 g)
  • Calories 818.5
  • Total Fat - 49.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 19.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 378 mg
  • Sodium - 1756.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.9 g
  • Sugars - 9 g
  • Protein - 66.9 g
  • Calcium - 125.7 mg
  • Iron - 7.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 20.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

Oil an 8-by-4-inch loaf pan. (you need to use 2 regular loaf pans)

Step 3

In skillet over medium heat, saute the celery and onion in the butter until soft, about 5 minutes.

Step 4

Scrape into a large mixing bowl and cool.

Step 5

When the onions are cool enough to handle, add the meats, parsley, sour cream, bread crumbs, thyme, marjoram and salt and pepper to the bowl.

Step 6

Whisk the egg with the Worcestershire sauce and add to the mixture.

Step 7

Combine the mixture and mold into the shape of a loaf.

Step 8

Place the meatloaf in the prepared pan. Top with the chili sauce and bacon slices. Bake until firm and nicely browned, about 1 hour.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


This makes a huge meatloaf!! I couldn't fit it in a loaf pan, so made it in an 8 x 8 sized baking dish. Loved the chopped celery and onions in this! I did need to bake longer and turned the broiler on to try and get the bacon browned up a bit. We enjoyed this meatloaf very much!


review by:
(2 Jun 2021)

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