|Olive Oil||1 tbsp.|
|Onion||1, grated large|
|Garlic||1 clove, minced|
|Apple Cider Vinegar||1/4 cup|
|Brown Sugar||3 tbsp.|
|Cayenne Pepper||1/4 teaspoon|
|Chicken Broth||3/4 cup|
|Fresh Parsley||1/2 cup, chopped|
|Bread Crumbs||2/3 cup|
|Parmesan||1/2 cup, grated|
|Ground Beef (15% fat)||2 lbs.|
Preheat oven to 350°.
Heat oil over medium heat in a small skillet.
Cook onion and garlic until soft, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
In another small pot, heat ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar, cayenne to a boil. Reduce and simmer, stirring often, until slightly syrupy, about 5 minutes.
Transfer 2 tablespoons ketchup mixture to a blender. Add broth and parsley and blend until smooth. Set remaining ketchup mixture aside.
Combine broth mixture, eggs, breadcrumbs, Parmesan, salt, pepper, onion & garlic.
Add in beef and mix well with your hands to combine.
Transfer to baking dish. Form into a log (12″ by 5″) smoothing the surface.
Spread reserved ketchup mixture over the top.
Bake until a thermometer inserted into the center registers 165°. About 70–80 minutes. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing.