Using clean hands, mix together all ingredients in a large bowl until well blended.
Place two ends from a loaf of bread, end to end, onto the surface of a 9’x13’ baking dish.
Form the meat mixture into a loaf, on top of the bread slices
Squeeze a little more ketchup on top of the meatloaf.
Bake for 1 hour.
Let stand for 10 minutes, before slicing
Susan’s Tips: To take this meatloaf over the moon, heat each slice on a sizzling hot cast iron griddle skillet, putting a crusty sear on both sides! Peel off the bread, from the bottom of each slice of meatloaf, and give it to your 4-legged children. Tails will wag, and they will love you forever!!! *We no longer eat pork but I've parmesan cheese to be a great substitute that adds flavor and acts as a binder. I add about 1/2 cup.