Smoked Meatloaf

    “If you look through cookbooks you will find 100’s of ways to cook meatloaf but nothing comes close to cooking a smoked meatloaf on your smoker. Fairly uncomplicated and once prepped it is an easy recipe for the family or guests”.

    Ingedients

    • 3 lbs. ground beef (80/20)
    • ½ medium onion, minced
    • ½ medium bell pepper, minced
    • 1 small jalapeno pepper
    • 6 eggs
    • 1 ½ stacks Ritz crackers
    • ¼ cup grated Parmesan and Romano cheese mixture
    • 1/3 cup of Harley’s Texas Rub
    • ¼ cup of Meadow Creek Apple BBQ Sauce
    • ½ size aluminum pan

    Directions

    1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
    2. Spread the mix evenly in the pan.
    3. Cut 3 slits halfway up each side of the aluminum pan to allow smoke to enter and to let grease escape.
    4. Cook uncovered for about 2 ½ to 3 hours at 225 degrees.
    5. Remove from the pit and pour the BBQ sauce on top.
    6. Put the pan back on the pit for about another 15 to 20 minutes.
    7. Cook until the internal temp is 170 to 175.