Aussie BBQ Meatloaf

Another hearty meal with lots of flavor! Find me someone who doesn’t like a good meatloaf.

Can be served with salads, GFCF bread, or roast veggies.



  • 1 lb ground beef, lean
  • 1 lb lean sausage
  • 1 cup GFCF fine bread crumbs
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp curry powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1 egg 
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 cup GFCF milk

BBQ Sauce

  • 1 onion
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1/3 cup GFCF Ketchup
  • 1/3 cup Dry red wine OR beef stock
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp vinegar or orange/lime juice
  • *Optional, 1 Tbsp Instant coffee
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 oz GFCF margarine
  • 2 tsp lemon juice



  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. Finely chop the onions, parsley, and garlic cloves
  3. Beat the 1 egg
  4. Take sausage meat out of their casings
  5. Into a large bowl, add ground meats, bread crumbs, onions, salt, pepper, garlic, parsley, curry and egg in a large bowl
  6. Mix well
  7. In a separate small bowl, mix the milk and water 
  8. Add this to the meat mixing bowl, but a little at a time until your mixture is smooth yet firm
  9. Grease a baking pan and add your meatloaf mixture to it
  10. Bake for 30 minutes at 375F

BBQ Sauce:

  1. Sauté onions until golden
  2. Add everything else
  3. Slowly bring it to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer for 10-15 min
  4. After pulling the meatloaf out of the oven after 30 min, pour half of the sauce over the meat
  5. Spread the sauce around the surface
  6. Throw the meatloaf back into the oven for another 45 min, still at 375F
  7. Baste often with the sauce, saving some to serve later
  8. After the 45 min, cut the meatloaf into thick slices to serve, with the remaining sauce




  • GFCF – gluten free casein free
  • SF – soy  free
  • DF – dairy free
  • EF – egg free


  1. 391factoh

    mmmm mmmeatloaf

  2. unexstor60

    Meatloaves suck

  3. 391factoh

    clearly you haven’t had a homemade one

  4. viagmeno15

    what they said^ Boston Market doesn’t count!

  5. 391factoh

    aw my local boston markets all closed down

  6. viagmeno15

    let us pray for our downtrodden brethren

  7. rewekolymp

    This recipe is inspring me to make a Greek version

  8. 391factoh

    oooooh whoa that sounds good, can you share??

  9. rewekolymp

    Maybe after some trial and error!

  10. spelzchini018

    can I just say I’ve been looking everywhere for a BBQ sauce recipe that accomodates my dietry restrictions, thank you

  11. viagmeno15

    ^that moment when you’ve found a replacement to fill the void

  12. linehapyr

    just use ketchup, same difference

  13. spelzchini018

    whoa there cowboy, you might offend some folks

  14. linehapyr

    i keep a bottle of ketchup holstered in my pockets…. pew pew!

  15. johnrzhed


  16. linehapyr

    that addition of coffee sounds really interesting though

  17. spelzchini018

    some chefs marinate steaks with coffee actually

  18. linehapyr

    does that… i mean coffee and steak

  19. spelzchini018

    sure does. I think it’s better off a grill though. or better yet, smoked

  20. ballhogath

    My wife will love this one. She grew up with this!

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