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Meatloaf for Tomato Haters

Rated as 4.78 out of 5 Stars

"I needed a meatloaf recipe that contained no tomatoes or tomato sauce. I created this recipe using a hint of hot sauce to avoid blandness. Serve with mashed potatoes and veggies."
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1 h 15 m servings 396
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix onion, bell pepper, bread crumbs, hot pepper sauce, egg, salt, and pepper together in a large bowl. Add ground beef; mix.
  3. Press beef mixture into a loaf pan. Sprinkle brown gravy mix over meat.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until cooked through and browned, 1 hour. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 396 calories; 23.8 16 27.8 122 979 Full nutrition

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Thank you for this delicious recipe. the way I made meatloaf with tomato sauce had started to give me heartburn so I stopped making it. Now we can have it regularly again. this was quite tast...

This was tasty. I usually make Italian meatloaf so this was a nice change. I didn't have a gravy packet so I made a quick brown gravy. Also I found out that I was out of bread crumbs so just mad...

I prepared the brown gravy mix and poured on top before baking instead of sprinkling mix on top and subbed onion powder for onions. Delicious recipe. My whole family loved it.

Allergic to tomatoes, so this recipe was very helpful, thank you! The meatloaf was tasty and moist, but the gravy packet sprinkled on top did not work out for me. My meatloaf came out of the ove...

Made some moderations (onion powder instead of diced onion, omitted bell peppers & hot sauce). Let folks add their own hot sauce to their taste.

Left out the green peppers and hot sauce! Put in some meatloaf seasoning as well! Added some BBQ on top :) Wonderful! I will be making this again!

Made this last night and my boyfriend loved it. This was my first time making meatloaf. I also add a meatloaf season pack.

This is how I've always made meatloaf minus the gravy packet and hot sauce which I'm going to try next time.

I didn’t have peppers to add too late to run out for them it was so good anyways