Sausage Stuffed Meatloaf

2 eggs
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
1/2 lb Italian sausage (in links)
1 can tomatoes, peeled, chopped and juice reserved
3/4 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup onion finely chopped
2 Tbsp. parsley chopped
2 Tbsp. sesame seeds
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3 slices bacon cut in half crosswise

In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs with a fork. Add beef, tomatoes with juice, bread crumbs, onion, parsley, sesame seeds, salt and pepper. Mix until well blended. Press half of mixture firmly into a loaf pan. Lay the sausage links lengthwise down the center of the pan, and fill with the remaining meat mixture. Run a thin knife around edge and invert meat loaf into a shallow baking dish. Arrange bacon pieces on top. Bake in 350F oven for 1 hour. Spoon off fat drippings. Bake 30 minutes longer or until no longer pink in center. Drain off any additional drippings. Cover loosely with foil and let stand for 10 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter.

Yield: 6 to 8 Servings