Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Meatloaf

Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Meatloaf Recipe by Ash's In The Kitchen

This is by far my favorite recipe for meatloaf. I love meatloaf with ketchup, but what about BBQ Sauce? One word. Amazing! It’s a go to for Meatloaf Night. Cheap, quick and its a great way to hide the veggies that picky kids or *cough* younger brothers *cough* refuse to eat. When you have time, homemade BBQ sauce is next level, but bottled works in a pinch.

Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Meatloaf

Servings: 4

Cook/Prep Time: 1 Hour

  • 3 lbs lean Ground Beef or Turkey
  • 3 large Eggs; whisked
  • 1 cup French Fried Onions
  • 1/2 cup White Onion; chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons Pickled Jalapeno Juice
  • 2 cups BBQ Sauce (Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Sauce); divided
  • 2 Garlic Cloves; finely minced
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In large bowl, combine everything but 1 cup of the BBQ sauce and hand mix until just incorporated. Be sure not over-mix or the meat will become tough and dry. Press the beef mixture into a loaf pan and add 1/2 cup bbq sauce over top, then cover with foil. NOTE: If you place it in the fridge for an hour or overnight it allows the flavors to marry and amplifies the flavors.
  3. Spread 1/4 cup of the BBQ sauce over the meat and cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Use a meat thermometer to check its internal temperature; it should be around 130°F.
  4. Remove the meatloaf from the oven, remove the foil and drain the excess fat. Top with the remaining BBQ sauce and cook until the internal temperature reaches 135°F; about 8-10 minutes.
  5. Serve with Mashed Potatoes, gravy, and your preferred greens!
  6. Enjoy!

Looking for a side dish? Try one of these recipes!

Sweet Brown Sugar Bourbon Baked Beans Recipe by Ash's In The Kitchen
Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese pasta cheddar cream cheese Recipe by Ash's In The Kitchen
Hawaiian Mac Salad Recipe by Ash's In The Kitchen

Published by ashsinthekitchen

Home cook, gardener and lover of life!

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