Easy Spicy Meatloaf

Wendy Pitts

By
@gorillacook

My husband has never been a fan of meatloaf, claiming it is always to "bready," dry and flavorless. After tasting this recipe, he's a new fan.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef (80/20)
1 1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
fresh ground black pepper
1/2 c
onion, finely chopped
1/2 c
green bell pepper, finely chopped (or pablano pepper)
1/2 c
red or yellow pepper, finely chopped
1 Tbsp
canola oil
1
egg, lightly beaten
10 oz
can rotel "original"
1/2 c
quick-cooking oats
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce

TOPPING:

8 oz
tomato sauce (basil, garlie & oregano)
6 oz
tomato paste (basil, garlic & oregano)
1/4 c
sugar (or splenda)
2 tsp
apple cider vinegar
2 tsp
yellow mustard

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together topping ingredients and set aside.
3
In a large mixing bowl, add ground beef, salt and pepper. With a fork, lightly "stir/separate" ground beef.
4
In a skillet with a small amount of canola oil, saute onions and peppers for 8 to 10 minutes or until onions become translucent. Remove from heat.
5
Add egg, Rotel, oats, Worcestershire sauce and sauteed pepper mixture to hamburger. Gently mix with clean hands until ingredients are incorporated.
6
Transfer to a 13x9 baking pan and shape meat mixture into a "loaf." Pour topping mixture on top and sides if desired.
7
Bake uncovered for 1 hour. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American