A Firefighter's Meatloaf


Firefighters all across Canada can't get enough of this Dijon mustard and salsa meatloaf recipe. Serve with baked beans and greens. Leftover sandwiches are great the next day.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
1 9x5-inch loaf


  • 2 slices whole wheat bread

  • 2 pounds ground beef

  • 1 cup medium salsa

  • 1 green onion, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion

  • 2 tablespoons whole grain Dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 tablespoon barbeque sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x5-inch loaf pan.

  2. Soak bread in enough warm water to cover in a small bowl; set aside.

  3. Place beef in a large bowl. Add salsa, green onion, onion, Dijon mustard, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper to the bowl. Drain bread and add to beef. Mix by hand until well blended. Form into a loaf and place into the prepared loaf pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour. Drain off excess fat and top with barbeque sauce. Return to the oven and bake for 15 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

526 Calories
33g Fat
15g Carbs
39g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 526
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 43%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 136mg 45%
Sodium 796mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 39g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 628mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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