Surprise Meatloaf

WaffleCrumbs aka Lyn


Really good meatloaf. The corn & cheese really add something! Youngest ate ALL her dinner! Served with roasted carrots & homemade mashed potatoes.


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15 Min
1 Hr


  • 1/2 c
    frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 c
    grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    grated monterey jack cheese
  • 3/4 c
    bread crumbs, plus 2 t.
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1
  • ·
    salt to taste

How to Make Surprise Meatloaf


  1. Heat oven to 350*. Thaw corn, grate cheeses, combine corn, cheese & the 2 T. breadcrumbs.
  2. Combine tomato sauce, chili powder & oregano.
  3. Combine beef, egg, 1 1/2 t. salt & the 3/4 cup bread crumbs and half the tomato mixture.
  4. Press about 2/3 of the beef mixture in a 8x4 loaf pan and push up the sides to make a trough. Add corn, cheese & crumb mixture in trough and cover with remaining beef mixture. Spread remaining tomato mixture on top.
  5. Bake until firm about 1 hour. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

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About Surprise Meatloaf

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

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