French Market Meat Loaf

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 (8-ounce) package Cajun sausage links, diced
1 medium onion, diced
1 small green bell pepper, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 pounds ground beef
1/2 cup beef broth
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup soft breadcrumbs
1 large egg, lightly beaten


Cook first 8 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain on paper towels; cool.

Stir together ground beef and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in sausage mixture. Shape meat mixture into an 11 1/2- x 4-inch loaf; place in a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan.

Bake at 375° for 50 minutes or until meat mixture is no longer pink in center; drain meat loaf, and let stand 10 minutes. Serve with Tomato Gravy.