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Mardi Gras Meatloaf with Mighty Mushroom Sauce
The folks at Slap Ya Mama really know how to make seasonings. All of
their various seasoning mixes and blends combine to make the
ultimate Cajun eating experience! For this recipe, Slap Ya Mama
Gumbo mix and a confetti blend of peppers create a meatloaf just
bursting with the fun flavors and colors of Mardi Gras. Slap Ya Mama
Etouffee Sauce brings a rich, smooth base to a sauce that will have
you lickin' the pot!
Mardi Gras Meatloaf with Mighty Mushroom Sauce
by Gary of 37 Cooks
Ingredients: Meatloaf:
• 1 pound ground beef, preferably 70/30 ratio
• 1 pound ground pork
• 1/2 cup diced red, orange, yellow, and green peppers (any
• 2 Tablespoons diced celery
• 2 Tablespoons minced onion
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 1 egg, beaten
• 1 can (8-ounce size) tomato sauce, divided use
• 1 Tablespoon olive oil
• 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
• 2 Tablespoons, plus 1 teaspoon Slap Ya Mama Gumbo Mix
• 1 teaspoon Slap Ya Mama White Pepper Seasoning
• 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup Slap Ya Mama Etouffee Sauce
1/4 cup water
1 Tablespoon minced onion
2 Tablespoons canned button mushrooms
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon Aleppo pepper
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Coarse salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line shallow jellyroll pan with foil and spray
with cooking spray.
For the meatloaf: In a large bowl combine beef, pork, peppers, celery,
onion, garlic, egg, half of the tomato sauce, olive oil, bread crumbs, 2
Tablespoons gumbo mix, white pepper seasoning, and black pepper.
Mix well, but do not overwork. Form into loaf shape on pan.
In a small bowl, stir together remaining tomato sauce and 1 teaspoon
gumbo mix. Spread evenly over meatloaf. Place in oven and cook,
uncovered, for 1 hour.
For the sauce: In a medium saucepan, combine etouffee sauce and
next seven ingredients over medium high heat. Bring to a boil, then
simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Check seasonings, adding salt and
pepper as needed. Swirl in butter.
Slice thick portions of meatloaf to serve; cover with sauce as desired.
Serves/Makes 4-6