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Bacon-Topped Meat Loaf

Rated as 4.32 out of 5 Stars

"My family loves meat loaf- this one in particular. I created the recipe after trying and adjusting many other recipes over the years. Cheddar cheese tucked inside and a flavorful bacon topping dress it up just right for Sunday dinner!"
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into a loaf in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Top with bacon.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 70-80 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F. Drain; let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

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My Boyfriend complained all day that I was making meatloaf and how he hates meatloaf. He ate the whole thing!!! The next day at work he told everyone how Rockin this meatloaf was. Thanks!! I cha...

Most helpful critical review

I liked the idea of the chili sauce, bacon and cheese, but ended up being somewhat disappointed with this. First, this recipe needed a healthy boost of flavor and some texture, so I added a heap...

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I liked the idea of the chili sauce, bacon and cheese, but ended up being somewhat disappointed with this. First, this recipe needed a healthy boost of flavor and some texture, so I added a heap...

My Boyfriend complained all day that I was making meatloaf and how he hates meatloaf. He ate the whole thing!!! The next day at work he told everyone how Rockin this meatloaf was. Thanks!! I cha...

Made this for dinner last night. It was sooooo good! I was only cooking for me and my three small kids so I cut the recipe in half. I used ground turkey instead of beef, and turkey bacon instead...

I made this for dinner tonight. My hubby LOVED it! The only changes I made was adding a small (5.5 oz.) can of tomato juice to keep the loaf moist and I spread some ketchup over top before add...

My husband claims that this is the best meatloaf he has ever eaten and asked me to throw all other meatloaf recipes away. My ten year old son loved it as well. I substituted crushed Ritz cracker...

I am not a fan of meatloaf but I went back for seconds after tasting this new twist. I did change a few things. I tore up a few slices of bacon and added them to the mixture. I subbed barbeque i...

Fabulous recipe! I did, however, add some minced jalapenos to add some spice (my husband and I love spicy food!), and mixed some hot flavored bbq sauce and ketchup to form a glaze which I rubbed...

I have been making meatloaf for many, many years and never used a recipe - just throw everything together. It usually comes out good. However, I saw this recipe and decided to make it exactly a...

This is a great base recipe, I changed a few things to make it more to our tastes. I used half ketchup, and half A-1 steak sauce, a tablespoon of steak seasoning and I left out the worchestershi...