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Cajun Meat Loaf Recipe

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This recipe for Cajun Meat Loaf, by , is from Generations Cookbook Holland & Weese, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jan Holland Hailey
Added: Sunday, August 16, 2009


2 Whole Bay Leaves
1 tbsp. Salt
1 tsp. Cayenne Pepper, Ground
1 tsp. Black Pepper, Ground
1/2 tsp. White Pepper, Ground
1/2 tsp. Cumin, Ground
1/2 tsp. Nutmeg, Ground
Meat Mixture:
4 tbsp. Unsalted Butter
3/4 c. Onion, finely chopped
1/2 c. Celery, finely chopped
1/2 c. Bell Pepper, finely chopped
1/4 c. Green Onions, finely chopped white & green part
2 tsp. Garlic, minced
1 tbsp. Tabasco Sauce, Traditional Style
1 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 c. Evaporated Milk
1/2 c. Catsup
1 1/2 lbs. Ground Beef
1/2 lb. Ground Pork
2 Eggs, lightly beaten
1 c. Dry Bread Crumbs, very fine

Combine all Seasonings ingredients, set aside. Melt butter in pan on medium heat; add Onions, Celery, Bell Peppers, Green Onions, Garlic, Tabasco, Worcestershire Sauce and Seasoning mixture. Saute until it forms a Roux [thickens and begins to stick to pan [about 6 minutes]; scrape the pan bottom well and add Milk and Catsup, cook 2 Minutes longer. Remove from Heat and cool to room temperature. Stir cooled mixture in to Ground Beef & Pork, add Eggs and mix well. Bake at 350 in baking pan or large loaf pan for 45 minutes until well cooked.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 - 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 Hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is another recipe I got from Shirley Moroney, her husband Bill was a Judge so she was expert at entertaining and cooking. This can be made ahead before baking - and the spice mix can be made ahead and kept on hand. Spicy and delicious.




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