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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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Grill: 50 min. + standing
  • Makes
    2 loaves (4 servings each)


  • 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 lean ground beef
  • 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 thermometer reads 160°. Brush tops with additional ketchup if desired. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 219 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.

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    Jul 12, 2012

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    Dec 14, 2011

    This was good, we enjoyed it!

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