1 pound lean ground beef
1¼ teaspoons salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped bell pepper
1 large egg
1 cup diced canned tomatoes with their juice
½ cup quick cooking oats
⅓ cup ketchup
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon yellow mustard
Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 375 F.
In a large bowl mix together all meatloaf ingredients well. Place the mixture into a 9x13-inch glass or ceramic baking dish and shape into a loaf.
Mix together the topping ingredients and spread over the loaf.
Bake until done, about 1 hour. Remove from the oven and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.