lbs ground beef
– 20 oz can crushed pineapple, drained well (reserve the juice)
cup bread crumbs
Sauce: ½ cup pineapple juice, ⅔ cup ketchup, ⅔ cup brown sugar
Side dishes suggestions: green beans or corn, or fries or mashed potatoes, or baked beans
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, eggs, drained crushed pineapple, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Add half of the mixture to a 9×5 loaf pan, and the other half divided into 12 muffin tins. (Or put the other half into another 9×5 loaf pan.) Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour (for loaf pan) or 20 minutes (for muffin tins). Meanwhile, whisk together 1/2 cup of the reserved pineapple juice with the ketchup and brown sugar. For loaf pan: after 1 hour of cooking, pour the sauce over the top of the meatloaf and bake for another 10-15 minutes. For muffin tins: after 20 minutes, pour the sauce over the top of each cup and bake for another 10-15 minutes or until cooked. Prepare preferred side dishes. Serve Hawaiian Meatloaf with sides. To Freeze: Let come to room temperature, slice into meal size slices, and then place into plastic freezer baggie and place flat into the freezer. Reheat in the microwave when wish to serve again.