Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

This Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf is a flavorful twist on the classic meatloaf recipe. Packed with ground beef, country-style sausage, diced cheddar cheese, and a blend of seasonings, this dish is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. The addition of bacon slices lining the loaf pans adds a smoky and savory touch to this comfort food favorite.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • A delicious combination of ground beef, sausage, and cheddar cheese
  • Easy to prepare and perfect for a family dinner
  • Leftovers can be used to make tasty sandwiches the next day

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds 85% lean 15% fat ground beef
  • 1 pound of country-style sausage
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup of diced onion
  • ⅓ cup of ketchup
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of Morton’s Nature’s seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon of pepper
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup of diced cheddar cheese
  • Bacon slices (enough to line 2 loaf pans)

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix together all the ingredients except for the bacon until well combined.
  3. Line two loaf pans with bacon slices.
  4. Divide the meat mixture evenly between the two loaf pans, pressing it down to form loaves.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 90 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 160°F (71°C).
  6. Remove the meatloaves from the oven and immediately transfer them from the loaf pans to a cutting board.
  7. Let the meatloaves rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  8. Serve and enjoy! Optionally, save leftovers to make sandwiches the next day.

Storage:
Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Recipe Tips:

  • For added flavor, you can top the meatloaf with additional ketchup or barbecue sauce before baking.
  • Make sure to let the meatloaf rest before slicing to allow the juices to redistribute for a moist and flavorful result.
  • You can customize this recipe by adding your favorite cheese or seasonings to suit your taste preferences.

Enjoy this Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf as a comforting and satisfying meal that will surely become a family favorite!”

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