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Ma's BBQ Meat Loaves

Posted: February 10

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Ma designed her recipe so that everyone could have their own loaf of delicious juicy meatloaf in a hurry! Ma's BBQ Meat Loaves are done in 30 minutes or less, yet they're still packed with the tender, beefy flavors of a slow-cooked loaf. Saturated and topped with barbecue sauce and with just a touch of cheesiness, Ma's BBQ Meat Loaves are sure to bring the family to the table in a flash, especially when served alongside mashed potatoes, green peas, and carrots!


1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup stuffing mix, crushed
3 tablespoons milk, not skim
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
1 tablespoon plus 1/4 cup barbecue sauce, divided
1 pound ground beef
mashed potatoes, optional, for serving
carrots and peas, optional, for serving


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Step 2

In a large bowl, combine the egg, stuffing mix, milk, parmesan, and 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce.

Step 3

Add the beef, mixing lightly but thoroughly, and shape the beef mixture into four 4x2-inch loaves.

Step 4

Bake the loaves until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F when inserted into the thickest part.

Step 5

Slather on the remaining 1/4 cup barbecue sauce and serve with mashed potatoes, carrots, and peas.

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