AuthorRick
DifficultyBeginner

So delicious and easy to make.  A wonderful comfort food, anytime of the year.  This recipe works great in the smoker, too.

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hr 30 minsTotal Time1 hr 40 mins
 2 pounds ground beef
 1 pound pork sausage
 1 small onion, chopped
 2 eggs, lightly beaten
 3/4 cup bread crumbs (Panko is a good choice)
 1/3 cup ketchup
 1 tsp. seasoned salt
 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
 6 slices bacon
 Sliced cheese (Your choice. Colby Jack or Cheddar work well)
1

Preheat oven to 350F

2

Spray casserole dish with non-stick spray

3

Combine the meats, eggs, bread crumbs, ketchup, seasoned salt, and Italian seasoning.

4

Mix well with hands and divide in half.

5

Form one half into a loaf and place it in casserole dish.

6

Place sliced cheese on top, leaving an inch border all the way around on the outside.

7

Put the other half of the meat on top of the cheese, and press down on the edges to seal.

8

Drape bacon over top of the meatloaf, overlapping slightly, and tuck the ends underneath.

9

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 90 minutes or until you get an internal reading of 160F.

10

Let the meatloaf rest a few minutes before slicing.

The rule of thumb is to cook meatloaf 30 minutes for every pound of meat.
Use a meat thermometer to make sure it's fully cooked, 160F Internal Temp.

Ingredients

 2 pounds ground beef
 1 pound pork sausage
 1 small onion, chopped
 2 eggs, lightly beaten
 3/4 cup bread crumbs (Panko is a good choice)
 1/3 cup ketchup
 1 tsp. seasoned salt
 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
 6 slices bacon
 Sliced cheese (Your choice. Colby Jack or Cheddar work well)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350F

2

Spray casserole dish with non-stick spray

3

Combine the meats, eggs, bread crumbs, ketchup, seasoned salt, and Italian seasoning.

4

Mix well with hands and divide in half.

5

Form one half into a loaf and place it in casserole dish.

6

Place sliced cheese on top, leaving an inch border all the way around on the outside.

7

Put the other half of the meat on top of the cheese, and press down on the edges to seal.

8

Drape bacon over top of the meatloaf, overlapping slightly, and tuck the ends underneath.

9

Bake at 350 degrees F. for 90 minutes or until you get an internal reading of 160F.

10

Let the meatloaf rest a few minutes before slicing.

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