Combine sauce ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat cook and stir over low heat 5 minutes or until hot. Set aside to cool.
Place sausage and ground beef in a large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of sauce; mix lightly. Set aside.
Cook and stir onion and carrot in olive oil over medium heat 5 to 8 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Set aside to cool.
Add vegetables, breadcrumbs, milk, egg, thyme and salt and pepper to taste to meat mixture; mix lightly.
Lightly pat mixture into a foiled-lined, , greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Top with 3 tablespoons sauce. Bake 60 to 75 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F. Spoon additional sauce over meatloaf during last 25 minutes, if desired.
Let meatloaf stand 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with remaining sauce.
This recipe was created in partnership with Jimmy Dean brand for the Family Table program.