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A Firefighter's Meatloaf Recipe
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A Firefighter's Meatloaf

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"Firefighters all across Canada can't get enough of this Dijon mustard and salsa meatloaf. Serve with baked beans and greens. Leftover sandwiches are great the next day."

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9x5 inch loaf Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 15 mins

    1 hr 30 mins


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Soak the bread in warm water in a small bowl. Place the beef in a large bowl. Drain bread and add to beef along with green onion, onion, salsa, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix by hand until well blended. Form into a loaf and place in a greased loaf pan.
  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven. Drain off excess fat and top with barbeque (Diana) sauce. Return to the oven and bake for an additional 15 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 12, 2007

We improvised on this, instead of bread, we used bread crumbs, 1 cup and a half, instead of barbecue sauce, we used ketchup, these were the ingredients we had on hand. Quick and easy, with pretty much all the ingredients in the fridge, this will not disappoint!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 18, 2010

Easy enough to prepare, but not as flavorful as I would've liked. I followed the recipe exactly, but should've trusted my "scratches-head" instinct at only adding the soggy bread, and not using a breadcrumb/egg as binder. I like my meatloaf to stay together well enough when sliced that I can use it for sandwiches as leftovers, and this one was too crumbly for my liking. I enjoyed the funky change of using BBQ sauce, rather than ketchup or marinara, on top, so that got thumbs-up from the family, but otherwise, I think I'll go w/ a different recipe next go around.

Sep 23, 2007

If I could give this 10 stars, I would. This is meatloaf to perfection!!! It is just yummy and everything about it is perfect, taste, texture, everything. I halved the recipe for two persons and instead of 60 + 15 minutes, I cooked this 45 + 15 minutes. Turned out perfect!

Mar 31, 2007

I have tried alot of meatloaf recipes and never found one that could type my Nana's!!! But this one is really good -I didn't change a thing and it will definitely be going into our "favorites" cookbook!

Apr 04, 2008

This was very good. I doubled the recipe, used homemade breadcrumbs (whole grain/french bread combo) and added about 2 cups shredded colby-jack cheese. I used a mixture of bbq sauce, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire, ketchup and black pepper for the topping and baked it as one "cake" in a bundt pan. Thanks for the recipe.

Jul 02, 2007

This is absolutely wonderful. I made it just as the instructions tell you.

Aug 04, 2008

very tasty! I added an egg to keep it together.

Jun 12, 2007

If you like the taste of Hunt's Manwich sauce, you will like this. The salsa adds the pepper kick, and it has just a slight sweetness from the BBQ sauce. This was very juicy and not too firm and bready. I used dried minced onion and it worked great.


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  • Calories
  • 526 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 136 mg
  • 45%
  • Fat
  • 33.4 g
  • 51%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 39.3 g
  • 79%
  • Sodium
  • 893 mg
  • 36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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