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    Meatloaf Twist

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

    10 mins

    1 hr

    Leona's Note:

    This adds a upbeat taste to a traditional dinner. Goes great with mashed potatoes and green beans. Nice for a weekend dinner! Great tip: Freeze or refrigerate leftovers to make meat loaf sandwiches for lunch or a snack. They are great!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 lb ground round (may substitute with hamburger, ground chuck, ground sirloin)
    • barbecue sauce (a bottle)
    • 1 large onion
    • 1 large green pepper
    • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
    • 1 egg (may use 2 egg whites instead of whole egg)
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) packet French onion soup mix

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Start out with a large mixing bowl.
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    3. 3
      Chop 1/2 onion and place in mixing bowl.
    4. 4
      Chop 1/2 green pepper and place in mixing bowl.
    5. 5
      Add ground round, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, French Onion Soup mix, egg into the mixing bowl.
    6. 6
      Mix well.
    7. 7
      Add 1/2 bottle of barbecue sauce to the mixture and mix well.
    8. 8
      Form the mixture into a square or loaf. (I usually form it to the pan I am using).
    9. 9
      Slice the remaining onion and green peppers and arrange on top of loaf.
    10. 10
      Pour 1/4 of the remaining barbecue sauce on the top of the loaf. (I usually make a letter "M" with the sauce--it makes it look pretty).
    11. 11
      Place in oven.
    12. 12
      Take it out of oven in 1/2 hour and pour the remainder of the barbecue sauce on top.
    13. 13
      Let cook for another 1/2 hour.
    14. 14
      Check for doneness.
    15. 15
      I like mine well done.
    16. 16
      Adjust cooking time to your liking.
    17. 17
      Serve immediately.
    18. 18
      Great with mashed potatoes and green beans.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 16, 2003

      35

      I should have paid closer attention to the other reviews and used much less BBQ sauce than the recipe suggested. I used an entire bottle for 2lbs of meat and the BBQ flavor was too overpowering for us. We liked the onions and peppers, that added a nice twist. I don't think that I would make this again, but if I did, I would use MUCH LESS BBQ sauce than suggested.

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    • on October 17, 2002

      55

      Yummmm! What a great way to make meatloaf. I doubled the recipe to make sure we would have leftovers and used a *lot* less BBQ sauce than called for. I probably used half a bottle for 2 lbs of meat and it was perfect. I used KC Masterpiece because it's my favorite and it's very strong so maybe that had something to do with it. I also used a red and a green bell pepper for coloring as suggested. My wife said this was the best meatloaf she had ever had. Definitely a keeper!

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    • on May 02, 2002

      55

      This is a very tasty meatloaf recipe! I also added the chopped onions into the mixture, vesus on top. I omitted the peppers b/c of personal preference and used Onion soup mix - didn't have French Onion on hand. I used "diana's own gourmet bbq sauce" and it was terrific!! I served this recipe with cheddar scallop potatoes and brussel sprouts - my hubby ate the leftovers the next day for lunch - the other "half" of the meatloaf! This is a keeper - I highly recommend this!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Meatloaf Twist

    Serving Size: 1 (304 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 3

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 546.2
     
    Calories from Fat 296
    54%
    Total Fat 32.9 g
    50%
    Saturated Fat 12.4 g
    62%
    Cholesterol 169.2 mg
    56%
    Sodium 1984.2 mg
    82%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.4 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
    14%
    Sugars 5.1 g
    20%
    Protein 32.4 g
    64%

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