Cajun Meat Loaf
This flavorful meatloaf is made with a homemade Cajun seasoning blend and a blend of chopped vegetables, Tabasco, and other ingredients. Serve this meatloaf with mashed potatoes or a spicy Cajun rice blend for a fabulous family meal.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Seasoning Blend Ingredients:
Meatloaf Mixture Ingredients:
Combine the seasoning mix ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
Melt the butter and olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions, celery, bell peppers, green onions, garlic, Tabasco, Worcestershire and the homemade seasoning mix. Saute until mixture starts sticking excessively, about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally and scraping the pan bottom well. Stir in the milk and ketchup. Continue cooking for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let the mixture to cool to room temperature.
Place the ground beef and pork in a large bowl. Add the eggs, the cooked vegetable mixture and the bread
crumbs. Mix by hand until thoroughly combined.
In the center of an ungreased 9-by-13-by-2-inch baking pan, shape the mixture into a loaf that is
about 1-1/2 inches high, 6 inches wide and 12 inches long. Bake
uncovered at 350 F. for 25 minutes, then raise heat to 400 F. and
continue cooking until done, about 35 minutes longer.
Adapted from a recipe in "Chef Paul Prudhomme's Louisiana Kitchen"
Serves 8Calories per serving: 358
Fat per serving: 15.4g