Bay's Macho Meatloaf

Bay Allen

By
@Bay_Allen

I grew up with a strong disdain for meatloaf; I went to a friend's house and had to eat an overcooked chunk of hamburger with tomato ketchup on top...i was not impressed. But I was polite...i ate it, and it took me ten years to really want to give it a second chance.

My wife makes a great Italian meatloaf...

My father-in-law makes a wonderful, classic, savory, meatloaf...

I turned my aim on a macho meatloaf with just the right amount of kick to satisfy my heat-loving tongue without scaring away the Mrs.

Here is the result, I hope you like it as much as we do!

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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

MEAT LOAF

2 lb
ground beef
1 medium
yellow onion
2 Tbsp
minced garlic
2
eggs, whisked
1 c
ritz crackers, crushed
2 Tbsp
parmesan cheese, grated
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp
dried oregano
1 tsp
dried parsley flakes

THE SAUCE

2 c
tomato sauce
1/2 c
water
2 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
2 tsp
yellow mustard
2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
1/2 tsp
basil, dried
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
parsley flakes, dried
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper

Step-By-Step

1Chop Onion, whisk egg, crush Ritz Crackers, add all ingredients in large mixing bowl
2Mix well with hands, adding more Ritz Crackers if needed
3Mix all sauce ingredients together in separate bowl with a whisk until well blended
4Spray non stick cooking spray in crock pot, put a little sauce in middle
5Put meatloaf on top of sauce and pour remaining sauce on top
6Cook on high for 3 hours
7Or put in Dutch oven, following same steps as above, at 375° for 2-2 1/2 hours

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy