Smoky Chipotle Meatloaf

Smoky Chipotle Meatloaf

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Dean Barto

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Found a version of this recipe elsewhere, and have made it several times, tweaking it each time. Finally have it the way I like it. And, the last time I made it, I made an easy mushroom gravy for it, and served mashed potatoes and green beans.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
6
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1/3 c
    hickory flavored barbecue sauce
  • 2 clove
    garlic, finely minced
  • 2
    chipotle chilies in adobo sauce, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    adobo sauce from chipotle chilies
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 medium
    onion, medium chopped
  • 1/2 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • 2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp
    hickory flavored barbecue sauce

How to Make Smoky Chipotle Meatloaf

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F. Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Sweat onions and garlic in vegetable oil until onions are transparent. Set aside to cool for handling.
  3. Beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl until smooth., then whisk in 1/3 cup barbecue sauce, chipotle chilies, adobo sauce, tomato paste, kosher salt, black pepper, celery salt, cumin and worcestershire sauce until evenly smooth.
  4. Mix in the onion, oatmeal and ground beef with your hands until evenly blended. Pack the mixture into the prepared pan. Brush the top of the meatloaf with 2 more tablespoons of barbecue sauce.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160º F.

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