The Manly Meatloaf

The Manly Meatloaf Recipe

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Kelly Ponder


I made this for a couple of our friends, she said her husband didn't like meatloaf, ....but he does now!


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30 Min
50 Min


  • half lb
    johnsonville pork sausage (reg or hot) i use regular
  • 4 lb
  • 1 box
    pork stuffing mix (stove top)
  • 2 large
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 - 1 lb
    uncooked bacon
  • 1 dash(es)
    fresh grounded pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder

How to Make The Manly Meatloaf


  1. in a ziplock bag, roll the stuffing mix so there are no large clumps
  2. preheat oven to 375 degrees, on middle rack
  3. add everything to a large mixing bowl (except the bacon)an mix well, also using your hands for this
  4. put the meat mixture in a baking dish an then poke 3-4 holes in different areas down to the bottom to ensure that it gets cooked completely through, then cover the entire surface an sides with bacon, cover with foil
  5. bake for 40 mins, take out an then remove the foil, bake for remaining time so bacon is crispy
  6. added note: if your meatloaf needs more bake time, add 20 mins an then 10 more if still not to your liking

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About The Manly Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Beef, Pork, Meatloafs

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