How to Make Award-winning Bacon-wrapped Meatloaf

Bacon-wrapped Meatloaf. Allrecipes This bacon wrapped meatloaf is made with a blend of pork and beef and cooked in the classic loaf fashion–perfect for a family dinner. This bacon wrapped meatloaf is made with a blend of pork and beef and cooked in the classic loaf fashion–perfect for a family dinner. Place a rack on a shallow roasting pan lined with foil for easy cleanup.

Bacon-wrapped Meatloaf Place the meat mixture on a foil-lined baking sheet and form it into a loaf shape. Arrange the bacon slices on the meatloaf, overlapping slightly. Pace the loaf shaped beef mixture into the center on your bacon weave. You can cook Bacon-wrapped Meatloaf using 17 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Bacon-wrapped Meatloaf

  1. It’s of meatloaf.
  2. It’s 1 lb of ground beef (85% preferred).
  3. It’s 1 tbsp of butter.
  4. Prepare 1/2 of onion, chopped.
  5. You need 2 of eggs.
  6. You need 1/2 cup of ketchup.
  7. You need 1 tsp of salt.
  8. It’s 1/2 tsp of pepper.
  9. You need 1 1/2 tsp of dry thyme.
  10. Prepare 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
  11. Prepare 1/2 cup of bread crumbs.
  12. Prepare 6 of slices of bacon.
  13. You need of glaze topping.
  14. It’s 1/4 cup of ketchup.
  15. Prepare 1/2 tbsp of mustard.
  16. You need 2 tbsp of brown sugar.
  17. It’s 2 tsp of Worcestershire sauce.

Wap the weave around the beef loaf shaped mixture. Flip the bacon wrapped meat loaf upside down,making the ends of the bacon tuck under the loaf. Place the loaf in the center of the oven on a cookie sheet. Pour milk over the bread slices.

Bacon-wrapped Meatloaf step by step

  1. Preheat oven on 350°F.
  2. Saute onions in butter until soft..
  3. Whisk eggs in a large bowl..
  4. Add dry spices, ketchup, onions and cheese. Mix..
  5. Crumble ground beef in bowl. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Mix GENTLY to incorporate all ingredients. (mixing aggressively or squeezing and squishing will give you an end result of tough meat.) The mixture will feel fairly wet but should still hold together. Only add more bread crumbs if it doesn't hold..
  6. Put mixture in a baking dish. Form into a loaf. (Your dish should be larger than you loaf so it isn't drowning in grease).
  7. Lay slices of bacon across top of loaf until it is completely covered..
  8. Bake at 350°F for 45 min. If your bacon is not fully crisp at this point then turn oven to broil for a few minutes until crispy..
  9. While your loaf is cooking mix all glaze ingredients in small bowl..
  10. Slather the glaze on top of crispy bacon and cook at 350° for about 5-10 minutes until hot..
  11. You can sprinkle a little cheese on top for garnish..
  12. Transfer loaf to cutting board removing any fat that has accumulated on bottom of loaf. Slice and enjoy..

Allow it to soak in for several minutes. Place the ground beef, milk-soaked bread, Parmesan, seasoned salt, salt, black pepper, and parsley in a large mixing bowl. Wrap the meatloaf with the “bacon weave”. See above in my post for instructions to make the weave. Drizzle some barbecue sauce on the bacon weave and then top with the meatloaf.

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