Plebian Meatloaf

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 987


1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
1 to 2 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound lean ground beef
1 pound hot sausage
1 cylinder Ritz cracker, well crumbled
2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/2 pound bacon
4 to 6 small red potatoes, halved or quartered
1/2 pound baby carrots
1/2 pound green beans, washed and clipped


Sauté onion in olive oil, stirring until onions caramelize. Add burger, sausage, crumbled crackers, eggs, and salt and mix well. In a 10-inch Dutch oven, place a layer of bacon on the bottom. Add meatloaf mixture and pat into place. Top with small red potatoes, cut side placed down into surface of meatloaf mixture, and carrots. Cover and bake with top and bottom heat for about 30 minutes. Using baster, remove fat. Add green beans and continue cooking for another 15 minutes. Remove fat. Bake a final 15 minutes. Remove fat. Meat should reach 160-180°F. Additional coals may need to be added. Serves 4 to 6.

NOTE: This recipe has NO tomato products of any kind.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 987
Calories from Fat: 548

This Plebian Meatloaf recipe is from the Cee Dub's Ethnic & Regional Dutch Oven Cookin' Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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