Honey Barbecue Meat Loaf Recipe

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The addition of honey barbecue sauce creates a sweet, smoky flavor that gives meat loaf a tasty new twist.—Jeff Gill, Valdosta, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 65 min. + standing
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 65 min. + standing
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/3 cup honey barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • Ketchup

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 238 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 495mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve bouillon in water. Stir in the egg, oats, barbecue sauce, onion, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic powder, salt, pepper and chili powder. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  2. Press into an ungreased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour. Top with ketchup. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Honey Barbecue Meat Loaf in Taste of Home October/November 1999, p47

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2016

"This is AMAZING and I am not a fan of meatloaf, but this is delicious! We have meatloaf quite frequently now, Two Thumbs up :)"

Reviewed Mar. 11, 2014


Reviewed Oct. 26, 2013

"I had 3x the recipe and my husband loved it.. This will become the meat loaf for this family"

Reviewed Mar. 2, 2013

"This will convert people who don't like meatloaf. It is a family favorite."

Reviewed Sep. 16, 2011

"This is the meatloaf I make most often,I just use whatever kind of barbecue sauce I happen to have opened in the fridge,usually sweet baby ray's honey chipotle."

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