1 lb ground beef
3/4 lb ground pork
3/4 lb ground lamb
3/4 C parmesan cheese, grated
3/4 C seasoned breadcrumbs
1/2 C milk
1/2 C ketchup
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 large white onions (1 finely chopped, the other sliced)
2 carrots, peeled and chopped
2 Tbsp brown sugar
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
Combine ground beef, pork, and lamb in a large bowl. Season generously with salt and pepper.
Add parmesan, breadcrumbs, ketchup, chopped onion, and garlic.
Use your hands to mix together.
Mix in milk, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and red pepper flakes.
Once combined, transfer to a large baking dish and shape into a loaf.
Spread sliced onion and chopped carrots around the loaf (or add vegetables later if you like them more crisp) and cover with aluminum foil.
Bake for 40 minutes.
Uncover and bake another 20-25 minutes, or until is meat is cooked through.
Remove from oven and drain off fat.