Monday, April 23, 2012

Buffalo Style Meatloaf


1 cup milk

1 cup French bread, cut into ½ inch pieces

1 pound ground beef

1 pound ground pork

1 pound ground turkey

¾ cup onion, finely diced-- plus ¼ cup diced for glaze, below

½ cup green bell pepper, finely diced-- plus ¼ cup diced for glaze, below

½ cup bleu cheese crumbles

2 large eggs

4 garlic cloves, minced-- plus 2 garlic cloves, minced for glaze, below

1 tablespoon paprika

2 tablespoons Greek seasoning

4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon coarse salt

1 tablespoon black pepper

Buffalo Glaze:

¼ cup onion, diced

¼ cup bell pepper, diced

2 garlic cloves, minced

½ cup ketchup

¼ cup brown sugar

1 to 2 tablespoons red hot sauce (your choice)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Mix bread and milk in a mixing bowl. Allow bread to soak up milk, about 3 to 4 minutes. While bread is soaking make glaze.

Heat a sauce pan with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add onion, pepper and garlic. Cook until transparent and fragrant. Add ketchup, brown sugar and hot sauce. Stir well and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.

Add the remaining ingredients to the milk soaked bread and mix with clean or gloved hands. Shape meat into a loaf shape and make a well across the top. Pour glaze over top and place on a baking sheet. Bake meatloaf for about 1 hour. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Cut into slices according to your liking.