BBQ Meatloaf | Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

BBQ Meatloaf


  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¾ cup Duke’s Georgia Sweet Heat BBQ Sauce, divided
  • Salt & pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place beef, onion, egg, breadcrumbs, milk and ¼ cup BBQ sauce in a large bowl. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Gently mix with hands until mixture is fully combined; do not overwork meat.
  3. Shape meat mixture into a loaf shape in a 9×13” baking dish.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes, then coat with remaining ½ cup of BBQ sauce. Return to oven and cook for another hour or until meatloaf has an internal temperature of 160°F.
Yields: 6 Servings

Preparation variations (if applicable):

  • Omit onions if desired. Try with the other varieties of Duke’s Southern BBQ Sauces.
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