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bbq meatloaf

(6 ratings)
Recipe by
Scott Anderson
Shepherdstown, WV

Meatloaf is a family staple going way back before Alice on the Brady bunch was stopping off at the butcher shop to visit with Sam to pickup 10 lbs of ground beef at a time for the family meatloaf. It’s been a family staples for years equally wonderful served cold, sliced on sandwich as well as hot with mashed potatoes and gravy. This wonderful loaf is an upscale version of the usual that’s out there. I’ve added some fresh peppers and onions, with BBQ sauce and a few more flavorful side ingredients. Please feel free to add in or change the recipe as you see fit to create something deliciously comfortable for your family.

(6 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For bbq meatloaf

  • 1 lb
    ground beef (85/15)
  • 1/2 lb
    ground pork
  • 2/3 c
    seasoned bread crumbs (or plain if desired)
  • 1 sm
    onion, minced
  • 1 sm
    green pepper, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown mustard
  • 1 tsp
    bbq seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 c
    bbq sauce, divided - favorite brand or homemade
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 lg

How To Make bbq meatloaf

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • 2
    Combine the beef, pork, breadcrumbs, pepper and onion, 1/3-cup barbecue sauce, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl.
  • 3
    Shape meat mixture into a 9 x 5-inch loaf on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Spread remaining barbecue sauce over top of meat loaf, and bake at 350° F for 1 hour or until a thermometer registers 160°.
  • 4
    To get the best flavor remove the meatloaf from the oven ½ way through the cooking process to drain off the fat and return to the oven to cook until finished.
  • 5
    Let stand 15 minutes before cutting.

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