Paul Prudhomme's Cajun Meat Loaf

READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Combine the seasoning mix ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions, celery, bell peppers, green onions, garlic, Tabasco, Worcestershire and seasoning mix.
  • Saute until mixture starts sticking excessively; about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally and scraping the pan bottom well.
  • Stir in the milk and catsup.
  • Continue cooking for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and allow mixture to cool to room temperature. REMOVE BAY LEAVES.
  • Place ground beef and pork in an ungreased 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  • Add the eggs, cooked vegetable mixture (cooled) and the bread crumbs. Mix by hand until thoroughly combined.
  • In the center of the pan, shape the mixture into a loaf that is about 1 1/2 inches high, 6 inches wide and 12 inches long.
  • Bake uncovered at 350° for 25 minutes, then raise heat to 400° and continue to cook until done, about 35 minutes longer.
  • Serve Immediately as is or with "Very Hot Cajun Sauce for Beef".