Cajun Meatloaf with Creole Sauce

Jenny Powers

By
@JennyPowers

I woke up thinking creole and cajun. I then thought why not combine it in a meatloaf. This was a huge success! The meatloaf was so flavorful and the creole sauce took it over the top. I served it with fried cabbage and mashed potatoes. I put the creole sauce on the meatloaf and the mashed potatoes.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
diced celery
1/2 c
diced green pepper
1/2 c
onion
1 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 lb
ground pork
1 Tbsp
cajun seasoning
2 dash(es)
worcestershire sauce
1
egg, blended
3/4 c
plain bread crumbs
1
small can of tomato sauce

CREOLE SAUCE

1 c
diced celery
1 c
diced onion
1 c
diced green pepper
2 dash(es)
tabassco sauce
2 Tbsp
dried basil
2 tsp
bacon grease
1 1/2 tsp
plain flour
1 can(s)
petite diced tomatoes
1 small
can of tomato sauce
3 clove
garlic minced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix up all meatloaf ingredients. Shape into a loaf. Place in a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 mins, remove foil and bake about 10 to 15 mins to brown. Remove and let it rest for about 10 mins.
2
While the meatloaf is in the oven, start cooking the creole sauce.
3
In a skillet saute the trinity (peppers, onions and celery) in the bacon grease until tender.
4
Add the flour and stir it in until blended.
5
Next, add the tomatoes and tomato sauce.
6
Add all of the remaining ingredients and simmer for 30 mins.
7
It's taste time! Taste the creole sauce and and add more tabassco to your liking or let folks add the heat on their own.
8
Next time, I make this I am going to try all beef and see which I like best. I hope that you enjoy this flavorful dish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Pork, Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole