Creole Meat Loaf

1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/4 cups Heinz Tomato Ketchup
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt

Sauté onion, celery and green pepper in butter until vegetables are tender. Stir in ketchup; combine 1/2 cup this mixture with ground beef, bread crumbs, egg and salt. Form into 8 x 4-inch loaf in shallow baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F 1 hour. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.

Serve remaining sauce, cold or heated, over meat loaf.

Makes 6 servings.

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