Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf
1 1/2 pounds 85% lean ground beef
1 cup oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons catsup
8 large (about 4 x 6-inch each) slices cheddar cheese
8 strips thick-sliced bacon, crisp-cooked and halved
2 medium tomatoes, sliced
8 hamburger buns or other favorite roll or bread, split
and toasted (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 13 x 9-inch metal baking pan with cooking
For meatloaf, combine all meatloaf ingredients in large bowl; mix lightly but
thoroughly. Press mixture evenly into pan.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until meatloaf reaches medium doneness (160 degrees F)
and center is no longer pink. Drain off any juices. Heat broiler.
For Secret Sauce, combine ingredients in small bowl; mix well. Spread over hot
meatloaf, completely covering; cut meatloaf into 8 rectangles. (Do not remove
from pan.) Top each rectangle with cheese, 2 half pieces bacon and tomato
Broil meatloaf 5 to 6 inches from heat source 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese
melts. Serve, if desired, on bun or bread.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition facts per serving: 400 calories, 250 calories from fat, 28g total fat,
12g saturated fat, 115mg cholesterol, 620mg sodium, 14g total carbohydrates, 2g
dietary fiber, 27g protein