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French Market Meat Loaf Recipe

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J Sue Townsend
Added: Thursday, November 6, 2008


1 (8-ounce) package Cajun Sausage links, diced
1 medium onion, diced
1 small green bell pepper, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp. garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
2 pounds ground beef
1/2 beef broth
1/2 tomato sauce
1/4 cup soft bread crumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 large egg, lightly beaten
Tomato Gravy:
2 tblsp. butter or margarine
2 tblsp. flour
1 (8-oz.) can tomato sauce
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper

COOK: first 8 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Drain on paper towels; cool.
STIR: together beef and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in sausage mixture. Shape meat mixture into a 11 1/2 x 4-inch loaf; place in a lightly greased foil-lined jellyroll pan.
BAKE: at 375 for 50 minutes. Serve with Tomato Gravy.
Melt butter in a saucepan; whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in broth and tomato sauce; reduce heat, and simmer until thickened. Whisk in salt & pepper.

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I also substitute chopped ham for the sausage.




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