Pear-Sage-Meatloaf Sandwiches

For this recipe, you first make a meatloaf by mixing shredded pear with ground meat, breadcrumbs, mustard, and sage and baking it in a loaf pan. Make sandwiches by placing slices of meatloaf and fresh pear between slices of baguette.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 large pears, divided
  • 1 lb. ground beef (94% lean)
  • 1 small onion, peeled and minced
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 3⁄4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh sage
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 large baguette, sliced into 16 slices


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Peel, core, and shred 1 pear. Place it in a large bowl with ground beef, onion, egg, bread crumbs, shredded pear, Dijon, sage, salt, and pepper and mix together with hands until evenly distributed. Press mixture into a loaf pan.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until fully cooked. Let meatloaf sit for at least 15 minutes before slicing.
  • Meanwhile, core and slice the remaining pear.
  • For each sandwich, place a slice of meatloaf and a slice of pear on a slice of baguette. Top with another slice of baguette and serve.