Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf

This Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf is a delicious twist on the classic meatloaf recipe, with a gooey surprise of melted cheese in every bite. It’s a comforting and hearty dish that is perfect for a family dinner or special occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

The combination of savory ground meat, flavorful seasonings, and gooey melted cheese makes this meatloaf a crowd-pleaser. It’s easy to prepare and is sure to become a favorite in your recipe collection.


  • 1/2 cup crushed saltines or bread crumbs
  • 2 pounds ground meat (beef, sausage, turkey, or a mix)
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup ketchup (or BBQ sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Colby cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Additional ketchup (or BBQ sauce) for topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground meat, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and ketchup. Mix gently with your hands until well combined.
  3. Divide the meat mixture in half. Place half of the mixture in the loaf pan.
  4. Layer the cheese slices and shredded cheese on top of the meat in the pan.
  5. Cover the cheese with the remaining half of the meat mixture, ensuring the edges are sealed to enclose the cheese.
  6. Pour ketchup (or BBQ sauce) over the top of the meatloaf.
  7. Bake for approximately 60 minutes or until the meat is fully cooked.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 60 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Servings: 6
  • Kcal: 450 per serving

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

Recipe Tips:

  • You can customize the cheese filling by using your favorite cheeses or adding herbs and spices for extra flavor.
  • Serve the meatloaf with mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables for a complete meal.

Hope you enjoy making and sharing this recipe with your family and friends! Let me know if you need any more assistance.

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