Spicy Sausage Meatloaf Patties With Italian Barbecue Sauce

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Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 20 mins

Rachael Ray

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 475°.
  2. Heat a small skillet over medium heat with 2 tablespoons olive oil; when oil is hot, add the bell pepper, half the onion, celery, and carrots; stir/saute 5 minutes; season with salt and pepper, then remove to a plate to cool.
  3. In a bowl, combine the sausage and ground beef with the egg, bread crumbs, cheese, and cooled sauteed vegetables; mix well.
  4. Form 4 large oval-shaped patties no more than 1 ¼ inches thick; arrange patties on a cookie sheet.
  5. Drizzle patties with a little olive oil; bake 17-18 minutes, until cooked through.
  6. Heat a saucepan over med-high heat; add a drizzle of olive oil, and then add the pancetta.
  7. Let the pancetta crisp up a bit and render its fat, then add the remaining chopped onion and the garlic; cook 8-10 minutes, until tender.
  8. Stir in the beef stock and tomatoes; season the sauce heavily with ground black pepper.
  9. Add in the Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce; decrease heat to low.
  10. Serve meatloaf patties topped with the Italian barbecue sauce and a green salad alongside, if desired.
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I have made this many times and it always turns out fabulous. My Aunt & Uncle came to dinner when i made it last and they both said this was the best meal they had in a LONG time. It is easy and 30 minutes to boot. Glad you posted for others to try. They sure don't know what they are missing. :)