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Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf

Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf is an easy meatloaf recipe using two pounds of mild Italian sausage meat and loaded with diced green peppers, red peppers and onions all in a sweet and spicy tomato sauce.

Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf is an easy meatloaf recipe using two pounds of mild Italian sausage meat and loaded with diced green peppers, red peppers and onions all in a sweet and spicy tomato sauce.



Sausage and Peppers meatloaf is an easy dinner recipe that is a fun twist on a classic meatloaf.

Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf is an easy meatloaf recipe using two pounds of mild Italian sausage meat and loaded with diced green peppers, red peppers and onions all in a sweet and spicy tomato sauce.

This 2 lb meatloaf loaded with diced bell peppers has the perfect balance between sweet and spicy.

Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf is an easy meatloaf recipe using two pounds of mild Italian sausage meat and loaded with diced green peppers, red peppers and onions all in a sweet and spicy tomato sauce.

This pork sausage meatloaf takes about an hour and forty minutes from start to finish and serves six people.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

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To make this Italian sausage meatloaf, I started by dumping some diced green peppers, diced red peppers and diced onions into a large saute pan over medium-high heat along with a dab of margarine.

diced onions, diced red peppers and diced green peppers in a saute pan

I cooked the peppers and onions until the onions were translucent and just starting to brown.

Then I added some Classico marinara sauce and some Thai sweet chili sauce to the pan.

marinara sauce, sweet chili sauce, diced green peppers, diced red peppers and diced onions

I stirred well and reduced the heat to low.

marinara sauce and diced peppers in a saute pan

I removed two pounds of mild Italian sausage meat from the sausage casings and dumped the meat into a large mixing bowl.

Italian sausage meat in a mixing bowl

Then I placed some Ritz crackers into a large Ziploc bag and used a rolling pin to crush them.

Ritz crackers in a large Ziploc bag

I poured the Ritz cracker crumbs into the bowl with the sausage meat.

I also added three eggs to the bowl.

sausage meat, eggs and Ritz cracker crumbs in a mixing bowl

I used my hands to mix all of the ingredients together very well.

Then I measured out one cup of the prepared peppers and marinara sauce mixture and added it to the bowl.

marinara sauce and diced peppers on top of sausage meat in a mixing bowl

I stirred the marinara sauce and peppers mixture into the meat mixture until they were fully combined.

sausage meat mixture in a mixing bowl

Then I lined a loaf pan with aluminum foil and sprayed it with cooking spray.

loaf pan lined with aluminum foil

I scooped the meat mixture into the loaf pan and pressed it in well.

sausage and peppers meatloaf mixture pressed into a loaf pan before baking

Then I poured the remaining sauce and peppers mixture on top of the meat and spread it out evenly.

Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf is an easy meatloaf recipe using two pounds of mild Italian sausage meat and loaded with diced green peppers, red peppers and onions all in a sweet and spicy tomato sauce.

I placed the meatloaf in the oven and baked it until a meat thermometer inserted in the center read 160F.

Then I removed the meatloaf from the oven and allowed it to rest in the pan for about five minutes.

Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf is an easy meatloaf recipe using two pounds of mild Italian sausage meat and loaded with diced green peppers, red peppers and onions all in a sweet and spicy tomato sauce.

Then I used the foil to lift the meatloaf out of the pan.

I sliced and served the meatloaf immediately.

Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf is an easy meatloaf recipe using two pounds of mild Italian sausage meat and loaded with diced green peppers, red peppers and onions all in a sweet and spicy tomato sauce.

This tasty combination of sausage and peppers is sure to please the whole family.

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Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf

Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf

Sausage and Peppers Meatloaf is an easy meatloaf recipe using two pounds of mild Italian sausage meat and loaded with diced green peppers, red peppers and onions all in a sweet and spicy tomato sauce.

Prep Time 18 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 38 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1/3 cup sweet Thai chili sauce
  • 2 lbs mild Italian sausage
  • 40 Ritz crackers
  • 3 eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Add a dab of butter or margarine to a large saute pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Dump the diced green peppers, red peppers and onions into the pan.
  4. Cook the onions and peppers until the onions are translucent and starting to brown.
  5. Add the marinara sauce and Thai chili sauce to the pan.
  6. Stir well and reduce heat to low.
  7. Remove the mild Italian sausage meat from the sausage casings and dump it into a large mixing bowl.
  8. Place the Ritz crackers into a large Ziploc bag and crush them with a rolling pin or heavy bottomed pot.
  9. Pour the Ritz cracker crumbs into the bowl with the sausage meat.
  10. Add the eggs to the bowl.
  11. Use your hands to mix the ingredients well.
  12. Add 1 cup of the marinara and peppers mixture to the bowl with the sausage mixture.
  13. Stir until the marinara and peppers are fully combined with the sausage mixture.
  14. Line a loaf pan with aluminum foil and spray it with cooking spray.
  15. Scoop the sausage mixture into the loaf pan and press it in well.
  16. Pour the remaining marinara and peppers mixture on top of the meat and spread it out evenly.
  17. Place the loaf pan in the oven and bake the meatloaf until a meat thermometer inserted into the center reads 160F. 1hr10min - 1hr20min.
  18. Remove the meatloaf from the oven and allow it to rest in the pan for 5 minutes.
  19. After 5 minutes use the foil to lift the meatloaf out of the pan.
  20. Slice and serve.
  21. Enjoy!

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