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Savory Meat Loaf Sandwiches

 Savory Meat Loaf Sandwiches
My philosophy is that life's too short to eat bland, boring foods, so I created this recipe. With salsa and cayenne pepper, these sandwiches pack a little punch.
14-16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped dill pickle
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 pounds bulk pork sausage
  • 14 to 16 hard rolls, split
  • Dijon mustard

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add the next
  • eight ingredients; mix well. Add the sausage; mix well. Press into
  • an ungreased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 1 hour; drain often. Increase temperature to
  • 375° and bake 30 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads
  • 160°; drain.
  • Cool in pan for 30 minutes. Remove from pan; cover and chill

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Savory Meat Loaf Sandwiches (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • overnight. Cut into 1/2-in.-thick slices. Spread rolls with mustard
  • and top with meat loaf slices. Yield: 14-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 320 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 740 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.