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Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Calling all bacon cheeseburger fans.  This is your meatloaf! Eat it hot or cold on a bun–just like the burger joints.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: beef, Comfort Foods, Everyday Meals
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, cheeseburger, meatloaf recipe
Servings: 6 -8
Calories: 489kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs very lean ground beef
  • 3/4 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce -OR- steak sauce
  • 1-2 tbsp ketchup use the 1 tbsp if using steak sauce
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese cut into 1/4-1/2-inch cubes
  • 8-10 slices bacon*

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except the bacon. Form into a loaf shape.
  • Top with either a fancy bacon lattice, or lay strips across the top. Make sure to tuck the bacon under the bottom of the meatloaf.
  • Place in an oblong pan (I used 11 x 7-inches with a rack) and bake for 50-60 minutes or until internal temperature is 160 degrees F.
  • Serves 6-8

Notes

*I made a lattice with 8 slices of bacon to top the meatloaf--4 across, 4 down. You can use less bacon if you don't want to get fancy, but the top should be covered with bacon.

Nutrition

Calories: 489kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 187mg | Sodium: 969mg | Potassium: 693mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 185mg | Iron: 5mg