Spicy and flavorful meatloaf with the Cajun trinity of seasonings—onion, celery and bell pepper.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1 green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
1 pound lean ground beef
2 large eggs, beaten
1/4 cup tomato ketchup
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a baking sheet; set aside.
- Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery and bell pepper; sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Add Cajun seasoning. Mix well, remove from heat, and set aside.
- In a bowl, combine beef, eggs, ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. Add bread crumbs and onion mixture; mix well.
- Form meat mixture into a 5 x 2-inch log on the baking sheet; bake for 20 minutes or until browned on top and cooked through. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes before slicing.
Makes 4 servings.