Last week Ron had a meatloaf craving and wouldn't stop bugging me to make it for dinner. I wasn't in the mood for plain meatloaf with ketchup on top so I decided to doctor up the dish. I have to say that it turned out delicious. I decided not to use the traditional loaf pan and opted for a broiler sheet- makes serving a lot easier! Blue cheese and bacon- wonderful! I think this meatloaf will make it back to our table in no time. Enjoy!
1 1/4 lb lean ground beef
1/2 cup finely diced onion
1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp A-1 sauce
2 Tbl ketchup
1/2 tsp hot sauce
1/2 cup blue cheese, divided
1/2 cup bread crumbs (we use gluten free)
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
6 slices center cut bacon
Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a broiler sheet with Pam.
Add all ingredients (only use 1/4 cup blue cheese) besides the bacon in a large mixing bowl. Gently mix the ingredients with your hands, but be careful not to over work the mixture because it can make the texture of the meatloaf tough. Once all ingredients have been incorporated for a loaf on the broiler sheet. With you finger make a small well down the center of the loaf and place the remaining blue cheese in the well. Next, top the meatloaf with the bacon tucking the ends under the meatloaf. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes.
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