15 Minute Meatloaf Recipe 1955 Hunts ad

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15-Minute Meatloaf recipe

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp chopped green pepper (optional)
  • 2 cans Hunt’s Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Worcestershire Sauce


Combine beef, salt, pepper, onion, green pepper and 1/2 of 1 can Hunt’s Tomato Sauce. Press into greased 9 x 12 x 2-inch backing dish. Bake on lowest shelf in hot oven (450 F) for 10 minutes. Place 1-inch under medium broiler heat and broil 5 minutes longer. While meat cooks, combine remaining tomato sauce, sugar and Worcestershire in small saucepan and boil 3 minutes. Add meat drippings, if desired. Cut meat in half crosswise. Arrange sandwich fashion on platter, pouring sauce between and on top. Six servings.

Want recipes? There’s a delicious one on the back of every can of Hunt’s Tomato Sauce – at your grocer’s. Hunt Foods, Inc, Fullerton, California.

Cheese-filled meat loaf 1964 Hunts Recipe Ad

Cheese-filled meat loaf (1964)

Cheese-filled meat loaf recipe

Pour in Hunt’sauce and you pour in a pound of whole, ripe tomatoes simmered to a thick, smooth sauce — spiced just right. It’s the modern way to cook with tomato!

  • 1-1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 2 (8-oz) cans Hunt’s Tomato Sauce
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 6 slices process American Cheese


Combine beef, 1 can Hunt’s Tomato Sauce, egg, bread crumbs, onion and seasonings. Divide mixture in half; lightly pack one portion into a 4x8x3 inch loaf pan. Arrange 4 cheese slices on top and pack the remaining meat evenly over the cheese layer. Turn out into a shallow baking pan. Cut remaining cheese slices in strips and arrange on top of loaf. Bake in moderate oven (350F) for 40 minutes. Remove excess fat from pan and pour remaining can of Hunt’s Tomato Sauce over loaf. Bake 30 minute longer or until done. Makes 5 to 6 servings.

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Fish steaks, Hunt’s-style 1961

Fish steaks, Hunt’s-style (1961)

Fish steaks, Hunt’s-style 1961

The modern way to cook with tomato… just pour in Hunt’sauce for fabulous fish steaks


  • 1/3 cup Wesson, pure vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1-1/2 lbs fish steaks (swordfish, haddock, or halibut)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered thyme
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 8-oz can Hunt’s Tomato Sauce


Lightly brown onion and green pepper in Wesson. Remove from pan. Brown fish on both sides in oil remaining in pan. Pour off excess oil. Sprinkle with cooked onion and green pepper, salt, pepper, lemon juice, parsley and thyme. Pour Hunt’s Tomato Sauce over and around fish. Cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until fish can be flaked easily with a fork. Makes 4 servings.
Pour in Hunt’sauce and you pour in a pound of whole, ripe tomatoes simmered to a thick, smooth sauce — spiced just right. It’s the modern way to cook with tomato!

Tomato Aspic Salad

The McCallum Vintage Recipe divas_TomatoAspic



  • 1 -1 quart  14ounce can of  tomato juice
  • 12 whole black peppers
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 envelopes unflavoured gelatine
  • Directions

    In a medium saucepan, combine 5 cups tomato juice, peppers, cloves, bay leaves, and salt. Bring to boiling, reduce heat, then simmer 5 minutes.

    Sprinkle the gelatine over remaining tomato juice to soften. Add to hot mixture; stir until gelatine is dissolved. Remove from heat.

    Strain the mixture and pour into 12 individual molds or 1 1/2 quart mold.

    Refrigerate until firm 3 hours or longer.

    To unmold

    Run small spatula around edge of mold. Invert on serving plate, place a hot, damp dishcloth on bottom of mold, and shake gently to release. Garnish as desired with sliced olives, green peppers, cucumber, or salad greens. Serve with mayonnaise.

    Makes 8 servings.

    ©Copyright 1973 by The McCall Publishing Co. All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.


    1968 Hunt’s New Tomato Sauce with Onions, 4 Recipes Included

    1968 Hunt's New Tomato Sauce with Onions, 4 Recipes Included

    1968 Hunt’s New Tomato Sauce with Onions, 4 Recipes Included