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Football Meatloaf with Sweet Tomato Glaze

Take your tailgating to the next level with these football shaped meatloaves that are topped up with a tangy sweet tomato glaze!
Course Appetizer, dinner, lunch, Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 443kcal


For the Meatloaf:

  • 2 pounds of ground beef
  • 1 small diced sweet onion
  • 1 seeded and small diced green bell pepper
  • 1 seeded and small diced red bell pepper
  • ½ loaf of French bread soaked in water and drained out by being squeezed
  • 3 eggs
  • Worcestershire to taste
  • Tabasco to taste
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 10 long strings of Colby Jack cheese

For the Sauce:

  • 1 cup of Hunt’s® Diced Tomatoes drained
  • ¼ cup of light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 375°.
  • In a large bowl combine the beef, onions, peppers, French bread, 3 eggs, Worcestershire, Tabasco, salt and pepper until completely mixed together.
  • Form the meatloaves onto a cookie sheet tray lined with parchment paper into 2 one pound loaves shaped like a ½ football.
  • In a blender puree together the Hunt’s® Diced Tomatoes, brown sugar, cider vinegar and soy sauce and glaze each meatloaf completely covering it with the sauce.
  • Using the cheese strings line them on the meatloaf like football strings and bake in the oven for 45 minutes or until the meat is completely cooked.


Created on behalf of ConAgra Foods


Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 494mg | Potassium: 530mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 780IU | Vitamin C: 35.5mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3.8mg