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BBQ Sweet Pepper Meatloaf

Bennie Kendrick


BBQ Sweet Pepper Meatloaf

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Cook Time

3

Hours

Serves

8 - 12

People

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What's this?

Bennie Kendrick’s done it again. His BBQ sweet pepper meatloaf recipe starts low-&-slow for an infusion of pure hardwood smoke. Then crank up the heat, add a ketchup glaze and slice up the wood-fired flavor.

Ingredients

  • 5 Pound ground beef, 80% lean

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 Cup plain panko breadcrumbs

  • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt

  • 1 Tablespoon black pepper

  • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Rub

  • 1 Cup diced sweet red peppers

  • 1 Cup green onion, finely chopped

  • 1 Cup ketchup

Steps

  • 1

    Thoroughly mix together the ground beef, eggs, plain panko bread crumbs, kosher salt, black pepper, Traeger Rub, red sweet peppers and green onion.
  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 3

    Mold the meat mixture into a loaf and season exterior with the Traeger Rub.
  • 4

    Place meatloaf directly on the grill grate and cook for 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • 5

    Increase the grill temperature to 375°F and cook until an internal temperature of 155°F.
  • 6

    Glaze the meatloaf with ketchup and cook an additional 15 minutes.
  • 7

    Allow to rest for 15 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!