Bay's Macho Meatloaf

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Bay Allen

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@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

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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

How to Make Bay's Macho Meatloaf

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

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About Bay's Macho Meatloaf

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




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