Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs 5 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs ground sirloin (10 percent fat)
  • 1 12 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 12 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1 medium bell pepper, slice into 3 rings and chop the remaining pepper very fine
  • 1 medium onion, diced fine
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine tomato sauce and barbecue sauce together.
  3. Heat until bubbly.
  4. Place meat in bowl and add all but 2 tablespoons of the tomato sauce to the meat; set it aside.
  5. Combine remaining ingredients except pepper rings and 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce; mix very well.
  6. Place meat mixture into a loaf pan.
  7. Cover with foil and bake 40 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven after 40 minutes and drain any fat that is present.
  9. Slice meatloaf into 8 slices while still in the pan.
  10. Drizzle the 2 tablespoons of sauce down the center of the loaf--do not spread the sauce.
  11. Top with pepper rings and return to oven uncovered and bake 45 minutes longer or until done.
  12. Allow to cool a few minutes before serving.

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