Favorite Gourmet Meatloaf


1 1/2 lb lean ground beef
1 c stuffing mix (your favorite)
1 c tomato sauce
1 egg, beaten
1/2 c onion, finely chopped
1/4 c green pepper, finely chopped
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp basil
1/2 tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper
1/2 c barbecue sauce
2 TB brown sugar
dash of nutmeg


In a large bowl combine beef, stuffing, tomato sauce, egg, onion, green pepper, oregano, basil, garlic powder and salt and pepper.

With hands blend mixture well and form into a firm loaf. Place in a greased baking dish.

Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine barbecue sauce, brown sugar and nutmeg. Stir well. Pour mixture over top of meatloaf, then bake for another 30 minutes.

Remove from oven and let set a few minutes before slicing and serving.