Meatloaf Recipe with Root Beer BBQ Sauce

Jul 8, 2021Entrees, Recipes, Sauces0 comments

 Meatloaf Recipe with Bison 

This dish turned out great.  My husband said its the best meatloaf he’s ever had.  I already had the sauce prepared so making this was very quick.  You can prepare this ahead of time and freeze too.  Serve Ginger Beer Creamsicle with plum sauce for dessert.


  • 1.25 Lbs of bison burger
  • 4 Slices of cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 Cup River City Root Beer sauce
  • 1 Cup coleslaw mix


  1. Mix Burger, coleslaw and 1/2 sauce  together. 
  2. Place in meatloaf dish.
  3. Put cheddar cheese slices on top.
  4. Spread the rest of sauce on top.
  5. Cook at 350 degrees for 50 – 60 minutes

Sweet & Tangy River City Root Beer sauce recipe


  • 3 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 ½ bottle of River City Root Beer
  • 1 ½ Cup of Ketchup
  • ¼ Cup of Soy sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard
  • 1 Teaspoon Olive Oil


  1. Coat or spray cooking pan with olive oil.
  2. Brown minced garlic.
  3. Pour 1 bottle of River City Root Beer in and boil until syrup is well caramelized.
  4. Add Ketchup, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce and mustard.
  5. Mix well and simmer until thick.
  6. Add ½ bottle of River City Root Beer and simmer until a couple of bubbles form.
  7. The mixture should be thin enough that it pours well.
  8. Cool, put in container and refrigerate. Able to use immediately.

Makes about 24 oz. of sauce.


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