Cheese-Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

16
Susan Bickta

By
@souxie

A local micro-brewpub has a wonderful meatloaf on their menu. This is my version of their delicious dish. The French fried onions give this meatloaf a wonderful onion taste and wrapping the meatloaf in bacon makes it so moist and flavorful. I hope you'll try it!!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is how you make meatloaf night spectacular. When you cut into the oniony and moist meatloaf and find the gooey cheese it's a nice surprise. The bacon is nice and crisp once baked. If you need a meal that'll feed a family, add this meatloaf to your menu. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lb
    80/20 ground beef
  • 1 1/4 lb
    90/10 ground beef
  • 1 c
    Panko bread crumbs
  • 1
    envelope beefy onion dry soup mix
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 1 c
    French fried onions
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/4 c
    ketchup
  • 4
    Colby Jack cheese sticks (from a 10 ounce pkg)
  • 1 lb
    hickory smoked bacon, uncooked

How to Make Cheese-Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13X9-inch baking pan with non-stick aluminum foil. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, Panko, dry soup mix, eggs, French fried onions, water, and ketchup. Mix well with hands.
  3. Form into a "football" shape loaf and place in prepared baking pan.
  4. Make a "trench" down the middle of the loaf. Place cheese sticks in the trench, breaking to fit.
  5. Re-shape top of loaf covering cheese completely with meat.
  6. Cover all exposed meat with bacon.
  7. Bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until done and internal temperature reaches 160 degrees. Remove from oven and let rest 10 minutes before serving.
  8. Garnish slices with additional French fried onions if desired and serve with your favorite barbeque sauce on the side.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cheese-Stuffed Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Beef Meatloafs Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American



Show 11 Comments & Reviews

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For


Simple to make, a batch of pancakes is an easy homemade breakfast. A tall stack of fluffy pancakes with butter and drizzled with maple syrup, we can’t think of a better way to start the weekend. It’s a meal everyone will wake up for. So, get out your skillet or heat up a pan. Whether […]

18 Brussels Sprout Recipes

18 Brussels Sprout Recipes


Brussels sprouts get such a bad rap. They are one of our favorite veggies! Their smoky flavor pairs deliciously with cheese, bacon, onions, nuts, and more. A healthy vegetable that is in season right now, now’s the time to start trying new and tasty Brussels sprout recipes. Scroll down for delicious ideas that are sure […]

16 Recipes With Velveeta

16 Recipes With Velveeta


Name a food item more polarizing than Velveeta – we’ll wait. You either love or hate this cheese. While it isn’t a pantry item we use every day, we do love the soft and smooth texture Velveeta adds to some of our favorite recipes. Queso, macaroni and cheese, hot pockets, and more wouldn’t be the […]