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BBQ Sweet Pepper Meatloaf

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

3 Hours

Effort

Pellets

Pecan

Bennie Kendrick’s done it again. His BBQ sweet pepper meatloaf recipe starts low-&-slow for an infusion of pure hardwood smoke. Then crank up the heat, add a ketchup glaze and slice up the wood-fired flavor.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 5 Pound ground beef, 80% lean

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 Cup plain panko breadcrumbs

  • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt

  • 1 Tablespoon black pepper

  • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Rub

  • 1 Cup diced sweet red peppers

  • 1 Cup green onion, finely chopped

  • 1 Cup ketchup

Steps

  • 1

    Thoroughly mix together the ground beef, eggs, plain panko bread crumbs, kosher salt, black pepper, Traeger Rub, red sweet peppers and green onion.

    Ingredients

    • 5 Pound ground beef, 80% lean

    • 2 eggs

    • 1 Cup plain panko breadcrumbs

    • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt

    • 1 Tablespoon black pepper

    • 2 Tablespoon Traeger Rub

    • 1 Cup diced sweet red peppers

    • 1 Cup green onion, finely chopped

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    Grill225 ˚F

  • 3

    Mold the meat mixture into a loaf and season exterior with the Traeger Rub.
  • 4

    Place meatloaf directly on the grill grate and cook for 2 hours and 15 minutes.

    Grill225 ˚F

  • 5

    Increase the grill temperature to 375°F and cook until an internal temperature of 155°F.

    Grill375 ˚F

    Probe155 ˚F

  • 6

    Glaze the meatloaf with ketchup and cook an additional 15 minutes.

    Grill375 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup ketchup

  • 7

    Allow to rest for 15 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!

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