Cajun Meat Loaf With Sweet Pepper Sauce

Cajun Meat Loaf With Sweet Pepper Sauce
Servings: 8 Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F 1 hr Cook 8 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet green pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 slices white bread, torn
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon hot-pepper sauce
  • Sweet Pepper Sauce (recipe follows)

Make It

1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add red pepper, green pepper, onion and salt; cover and cook over low heat until very tender, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

2. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan.

3. Combine bread and milk in large bowl; let stand 5 minutes to soften. Add beef, crumbs, ketchup, egg, hot-pepper sauce and sweet red pepper mixture; toss gently to mix. Spoon and pat into prepared loaf pan.

4. Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 1 hour. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving. Top each serving with dollop of Sweet Pepper Sauce and serve with Spicy Mashed Potatoes.

Sweet Pepper Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup diced sweet green pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon whole mustard seeds

Make It

1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add red pepper, green pepper, onion, water and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat until very tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in vinegar, brown sugar and mustard seeds; cook over medium-high heat until most of liquid has evaporated and sauce is thickened, about 8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 246, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 65, sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 20, pro. (g): 14, sodium (mg): 491, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.