Hot Giardiniera (Spicy ) Meatloaf Recipe
-1 1/2 pounds ground beef
– 8 oz Sonoma Farm Hot Giardiniera
-1 onion, chopped
-1/2 cup barbecue sauce
-3/4 cup crushed crackers
-1 cup crushed potato chips
-3/4 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring
-3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
-1 pinch cayenne pepper
-6 slices bacon
1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2.In a large bowl, combine the beef, eggs, onion, barbecue sauce, cracker crumbs, potato chips, liquid smoke, ground black pepper, Giardiniera, garlic powder and cayenne pepper and mix well.
3.On a lightly greased cookie sheet, shape the mixture into a loaf. Lay the bacon slices across the width of the loaf so that the entire surface is covered. Cover the loaf loosely with foil.
4.Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 1 1/2 hours.
Sonoma Farm Feb 2010