Basket Weave Bacon Meatloaf
A fantastic tasting meatloaf wrapped in a weaved layer of bacon.
- 2 lbs extra lean ground beef
- 3/4 cup Italian bread crumbs
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 cup onions chopped
- 1 lb thick cut bacon 10-12 slices
- 4-5 slices aged cheddar cheese
- 1 can tomato paste small size
Heat olive oil in skillet and sauté onions until golden.
In large mixing bowl, combine together ground beef, sautéd onions, Italian bread crumbs.
Add slightly beaten egg, mix together.
Season with salt and pepper.
Form into log and place in shallow baking pan.
Spread thick layer of tomato paste over meatloaf.
Add layer of cheddar cheese onto of tomato paste
Top with basket woven bacon. Tuck edges under meatloaf.
Bake uncovered 350 degrees for about 1 1/2 hours internal temperature 160º
Calories: 540kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 1009mg | Potassium: 797mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 537IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 4mg