1/3 Cup Orange Juice
2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
1 Cup Chopped Dried Apricots
2lbs Ground Beef
¾ Cup Plain Breadcrumbs
1 medium Shallot, minced
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
2 teaspoons Dried Oregano
1 teaspoon Dried Rosemary
½ teaspoon Salt
1 Egg, beaten
6oz thin-sliced Bacon
Puree Orange Juice, Soy Sauce, and ¼ Cup Apricots in a food processor until paste-like.
Mix Ground Beef, remaining ¾ Cup Apricots and Breadcrumbs in a bowl; stir in Shallot, Worcestershire Sauce, Oregano, Rosemary, Salt, and Egg.
Form into loaf in a 9x13 pan.
Lay Bacon over top of loaf. Spread Apricot puree over top of Bacon.
Freezer Instructions: Use heavy duty foil to cover. Layer a couple times to avoid freezer burn.
Cooking Instructions: Thaw. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until browned and glazed.