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Neese's Sausage and Beef Meat Loaf recipe from Taste of Southern.

Neese’s Sausage-Beef Meat Loaf

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish, Beef
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this combination pork sausage and ground beef meatloaf. We’re using a mild flavored sausage, and recipe from an old North Carolina company known as Neese Sausage. You could take it up a notch by adding hot sausage if you’d prefer. Either way, we’ve got a new twist on an old favorite. Printable recipe included.



  • 1 ½ lbs Ground Beef
  • ½ lb Neese’s Country Sausage, mild
  • 1 ½ cups crumbled Cornbread
  • 1 can Onion Soup, 10 ½ oz.
  • 1 can Tomato Sauce, 8oz.
  • ¼ cup Green Pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup Celery, diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper


  1. Dice the green pepper and celery into small pieces.
  2. Place a skillet over medium heat on your stove top. Add butter when pan is heated.
  3. Saute green pepper and celery in butter until golden brown.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, add the ground beef.
  5. Add Neese’s Sausage.
  6. Use your fingers and crumble the meats up. Mix together well.
  7. Crumble the cornbread and add to the mixture.
  8. Add onion soup.
  9. Add slightly beaten eggs.
  10. Add salt.
  11. Add black pepper.
  12. Mix well.
  13. Pack meat into a greased 9”x5” loaf pan.
  14. Pour Tomato sauce over loaf.
  15. Bake at 350º for 60 minutes.


Adapted from the cookbook “Recipes from Neese, the best smelling taste in the kitchen.” Edition II N76

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