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Red Pepper Meat Loaf Recipe

Red Pepper Meat Loaf Recipe

This recipe is a nice substitute for the usual beef meat loaf. It's plenty moist and so flavorful with the sweet red pepper. Leftovers are great for sandwiches the next day.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup coarsely crumbled corn bread
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • Dash dried basil
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 pound ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble pork and turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into a loaf and place in a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Drizzle with barbecue sauce.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 299 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 291 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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