Luby's Cafeteria Copycat Recipe
2 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
3/4 lb ground lean pork
3 extra large eggs, lightly beaten
3/4 cup onion, diced
3/4 cup celery, diced
1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced
2/3 cup tomato juice
1/3 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup saltine crumbs, crushed
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a large, shallow meatloaf pan, or a large shallow baking pan. In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients, mixing well. Firmly shape the meat into a 7 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2- inch loaf and place in the pan. Cover loosely with foil. Bake the meat loaf for 1 hour. Remove foil and continue baking for 5 minutes.
Luby’s, Inc. operates restaurants under the brands Luby’s Cafeteria, Fuddruckers and Cheeseburger in Paradise and provides food service management through its Luby’s Culinary Services division. The company-operated restaurants include 95 Luby’s cafeterias, 65 Fuddruckers restaurants, 18 Cheeseburger in Paradise full service restaurants and bars, one Koo Koo Roo Chicken Bistro and one Bob Luby’s Seafood Grill. Its 95 Luby’s cafeterias are located throughout Texas and other states. Its Fuddruckers restaurants include 65 company-operated locations and 114 franchises across the United States (including Puerto Rico), Canada, and Mexico. Luby’s Culinary Services provides food service management to 22 sites consisting of healthcare, higher education and corporate dining locations.