Bacon and Brown Sugar Meatloaf


Just the right amount of savory and sweet to give you a flavorful, juicy meatloaf you will love!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
8 servings


  • cooking spray

  • ½ cup ketchup

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef

  • ¾ cup crushed unsalted saltine crackers

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ medium onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced, or more to taste

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 6 slices bacon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a loaf pan with cooking spray.

  2. Spread ketchup over the bottom of the loaf pan; spread brown sugar over the ketchup.

  3. Combine ground beef, crackers, eggs, onion, garlic, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Form mixture into a loaf and place in the prepared pan. Lay bacon strips on top in a lattice or other pattern.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until juices run clear and bacon is cooked, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

343 Calories
18g Fat
25g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 343
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 106mg 35%
Sodium 602mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 369mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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