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Grilled Meat Loaf

 Grilled Meat Loaf
Grilled Meat Loaf is the perfect summertime twist on a comforting family favorite. Shape the meat into loaves and “bake” them on a grill. Ketchup brushed over the meat lends a little sweetness to each slice. —Catherine Carpenter, Barnesville, Ohio
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Grill: 50 min. + standing


  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • Additional ketchup, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Crumble beef
  • over mixture and mix well. Shape into two loaves. Place a sheet of
  • heavy-duty foil in center of grill. Place meat loaves on foil (do
  • not seal foil).
  • Prepare grill for indirect heat; grill meat, covered, over indirect
  • medium heat for 50 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a
  • meat thermometer reads 160°. Brush tops with additional ketchup
  • if desired. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 2
  • loaves (4 servings each).

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Grilled Meat Loaf (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 219 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 242 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.