This is a legendary menu item from the All-Star Sandwich Bar in Cambridge. The recipe is enough to please your entire extended family and/or party and the Inner Beauty hot sauce can be used on anything. Feel free to serve the meatloaf on its own, as an entree, with mashed potatoes and spinach on the side.
- 2 lbs. ground meat (sweet Italian sausage and chuck)
- 1 diced onion
- 1 stalk diced celery
- 1/2 tbsp. chopped garlic
- 1/4 cup bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup beef stock
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp. chili flakes
- 1/2 tsp. dried basil
- 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. pepper
- Sautee the onions, garlic, and celery in oil until tender.
- Remove from heat and cool.
- In a large bowl, soak the bread crumbs in the liquid.
- Add the sautéed vegetables, meat, eggs, and remaining ingredients. Be sure not to over mix, gingerly fold the ingredients together until they are just combined.
- Form into 2-3 loaves in a roasting pan or in loaf pans.
- Roast in a pre-heated, 350° F oven for about one hour or until the core temperature is 155° F. Remove from oven and cool.
Inner Beauty Hot Sauce Ingredients
- 12 oz. habanero peppers
- 2 cups yellow mustard
- 1 oz. brown sugar
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 cup white vinegar
- 2 tbsp. honey
- 1/4 cup molasses
- 1/2 cup pineapple juice
- 1/2 cup papaya juice
- 1 qt. blended oil
- 1 tbsp. ground cumin
- 1 tbsp. tumeric
- 1 tsp. allspice
- 1 tbsp. curry powder
Inner Beauty Hot Sauce Instructions
- Stem Peppers.
- Place stemmed habaneros in blender or food processor with the rest of ingredients and purée until smooth.
Atomic Meatloaf Meltdown Ingredients
- 6 oz. portion meatloaf
- 2 tbsp. caramelized onions
- 4 slices monterey jack cheese
- 1 tbsp. Inner Beauty hot sauce’
- 2 pieces sour dough toast
Atomic Meatloaf Meltdown Assembly
- Butter bread and add jack cheese. Toast, butter side down, in a pan or on a griddle until golden brown and cheese has melted.
- Warm meatloaf and caramelized onions in pan or on griddle and add to toasted bread.
- Add Inner Beauty hot sauce to meatloaf, and close top piece of bread.