Barbecue Meatloaf: A Delicious Combination of Sweet and Savory

Mouthwatering barbecued meatloaf is a classic comfort food favorite, offering a unique blend of sweet and savory flavors. This recipe brings together the wonderful smoky-sweetness of BBQ sauce with the robust flavor of beef, garlic, and onion. It’s also surprisingly easy to make and great for feeding a crowd.


– 2 lb. lean ground beef
– 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
– 1/4 cup onion, finely minced
– 1/4 cup of garlic, finely minced
– 1 cup dry breadcrumbs
– 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
– 1 teaspoosn Worcestershire sauce
– 1 teaspoon horseradish
– 1 teaspoon garlic powder
– 1 teaspoon onion powder
– 1 teaspoon of Kosher Salt
– 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. In a large bowl, add together the ground beef, eggs, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, BBQ sauce, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Using clean hands, mix everything together until evenly distributed.

3. Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter. shape the beef mixture into a loaf and place in the center of the dish.

4. Bake for 45 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

5. Plate and serve with your favorite sides, such as mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, or a crisp salad. Enjoy!

This hearty, crowd-pleasing meal has been a staple at family dinners for years. It’s easy to make ahead and reheat, so it’s great for busy weeknights. The unique combination of BBQ sauce, beef, and onion makes this dish an incredibly flavorful and satisfying meal. Top this barbecue meatloaf with some fresh herbs for an extra zing of flavor!

The perfect combination of sweet, smoky, and savory, this dish will bring a little joy to your dinner table. You could also get creative with different toppings and ingredients, or serve this as a starter and let your family create their own mini-meatloaves. You’ll find that the possibilities are endless with this classic comfort food.