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Sweet Pepper Meat Loaf


Sweet Pepper Meatloaf

Sweet Pepper Meat Loaf

Diana Rattray
A variety of sweet peppers make this meatloaf flavorful and attractive.


  • 1 1/2 pounds extra lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork, or use more ground beef
  • 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce or ketchup
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium sweet yellow or orange bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon herb and garlic seasoning or other salt-free seasoning blend
  • .
  • Sauce
  • 3/4 cup chili sauce or ketchup
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar, packed
  • few drops Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • dash Cajun seasoning


Heat oven to 350°.

Combine meat loaf ingredients; blend well. Pack into a large lightly greased loaf pan or shape into a loaf and put in a lightly greased 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Pour off excess fat and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

Combine sauce ingredients in a small saucepan; whisk to blend ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; boil, stirring, for 2 minutes. Spoon over sliced meat loaf.


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