I used finly chopped clelery and onions,"Kraft" Stove Top stuffing for pork I did not have a 12x8 inch backing dish, so I used a 9.5X5inch loaf Pan, which produced a lot of dripings. I poured the dropings off added some spaghetti sauce and thickend with corn starch. I poured this mixture over the sliced meat loaf. Everyone loved it. From a retired Marine that knows how to improvise.