Pioneer Woman's Cajun Meatloaf

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 3 whole(s) bell peppers
  • 2 whole(s) onions
  • 1 bunch(es) celery (5-6 ribs)
  • 8 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 6 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 tablespoon(s) worchestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cayenne pepper
  • optional few shakes of hot sauce
  • 2 cup(s) ketchup divided
  • 1/2 cup(s) whole milk
  • 1-2 cup(s) breadcrumbs
  • 2 pound(s) lean ground beef
  • 1 pound(s) ground pork
  • 3 whole(s) eggs
  • 2 tablespoon(s) honey


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. 2. Chop all of the fresh vegetables (peppers, onions, celery) into a small dice
  3. and mince the garlic. Over medium-high heat, melt 6 tablespoons butter.
  4. Once butter begins to start browning, add the diced vegetables and
  5. garlic. Add about 1 teaspoon salt.
  6. 3. After these have cooked for a few minutes add 1 tablespoon
  7. Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon nutmeg and
  8. 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper. If you like it hot, add a couple shakes of
  9. your favorite hot sauce. Next add about ½ cup of ketchup. Continue
  10. cooking and stirring for a few more minutes. Remove from heat.
  11. 4. After allowing the mixture to cool for a couple of minutes, add about ½
  12. cup of milk. Stir until combined. Next add at least 1 cup of breadcrumbs.
  13. Continue adding breadcrumbs and stirring until mixture is a nice, thick
  14. paste.
  15. 5. In a large mixing bowl place the ground beef and pork. Whisk 3 eggs and
  16. add to the meat. After allowing the pasty vegetable mixture to cool
  17. down a bit, begin incorporating it into the meat. Keep working all of the
  18. Cajun-Vegetable mix into the meat until all is blended well.
  19. 6. Spray a sheet pan with some non-stick cooking spray. Next, using your
  20. hands, form your meat mixture into a loaf on the sheet pan. Make the loaf
  21. around 6-8 inches wide and about 1 ½ inches thick.
  22. 7. In a small bowl or measuring cup, mix together ¾ cup of ketchup with
  23. about 2 tablespoons honey. Slather this sauce over the whole meatloaf.
  24. 8. Place in a 400 degree oven for about 40 minutes.
August 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by KristinSessions and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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