Red Pepper Meat Loaf

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
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.
Red Pepper Meat Loaf Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup coarsely crumbled cornbread
  • 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


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 6 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°.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 299 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 291mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein.