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Meatloaf with Barbecue Sauce

Meatloaf with Barbecue Sauce

Happy Valentine’s Day ~ “The history of Valentine’s Day and the story of its patron saint is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine’s Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both Christian and ancient Roman tradition. But who was Saint Valentine, and how did he become associated with this ancient rite?” Read more about Saint Valentine on History.

Meanwhile, how about a nice dinner with your significant other that you can fix together, Quick Meat Loaf with Barbecue Sauce.  And if you’re single like me, treat yourself to something nice, you deserve it.

Ingredients

1 Pound Ground Beef

1 Pound Ground Sausage

2 Eggs

1 Cup Dry Bread Crumbs

1 Small Onion, chopped OR 1 Package Lipton Onion Soup Mix

1/8 tsp McCormick Crushed Red Pepper (optional)

½ tsp Salt

¼ tsp Fresh Ground Pepper

FIRST Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl (use your hands to mix everything together)

SECOND Place in a bread-style loaf pan

THIRD Top with Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Sauce

Bake at 350 for about 1 hour, give or take

Serve with baked potatoes that you can bake in the oven at the same time as your meatloaf

This Meatloaf recipe is a variation derived from my recipe/cookbook collection, Cooks’ Delight: Charity Hogeye Picnic

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash

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