Basket Weaved Bacon Meatloaf

Basket Weave Bacon Meatloaf

Course: Beef, Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: basket weaved bacon meatloaf, meatloaf
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours
Servings: 8
Calories: 540kcal
Author: Laureen King
A fantastic tasting meatloaf wrapped in a weaved layer of bacon.
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Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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 

Nutrition

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