Good Old American Meatloaf

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I love venison meatloaf! It’s the perfect winter meal…and there are always leftovers for lunch the next day. I remember as a kid making meatloaf sandwiches with plenty of ketchup. Yum. This is the classic meatloaf recipe my mother always made, only using venison instead of beef.

Recipe: Venison Meatloaf

Summary: a traditional American meatloaf with venison


  • 1 lb ground venison
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 med onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup spicy BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbs BBQ sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine venison, pork, bread crumbs, and onions and mix well. Mix with a stand mixer or your hands to make sure ingredients are well blended.
  3. Add the milk, eggs, BBQ sauce, salt, pepper, and half of the ketchup to meat mixture and combine well.
  4. Put in a loaf pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  5. Mix ketchup with 1 tbs of BBQ sauce. Spread over loaf and bake 1 hour or until done. Let set for 5 minutes before serving.

Cooking time (duration): 1 hours, 45 minutes

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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Recipe by Susan Rose.
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