Olive Oil 1 tbsp.
Onion 1, grated large
Garlic 1 clove, minced
Ketchup 3/4 cup
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
Eggs 2
Bread Crumbs 2/3 cup
Parmesan 1/2 cup, grated
Salt 1 tbsp.
Pepper 1/4 teaspoon
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.


1 hr 15 min



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