There are days that call for some down-home-comfort-food cooking… I’m thinking most of us grew up eating meatloaf! I know I did.
Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf is not your momma’s meatloaf (nothing against momma) but this meat loaf rocks the awesome scale just a little bit more 🙂
*adapted from Taste of Home magazine
1 hour 30 minutes
1 hour 50 minutes
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 cup finely shredded carrots
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 cup panko bread crumbs
1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
2 eggs, lightly beaten
4 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoosns black pepper
1 teaspoons sea salt
2 pounds 90% lean ground beef
3/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
2 tablespoons fresh sage, minced or 1 tsp dry sage
2 tablespoons fresh chives, minced
Preheat oven 350 degrees. In a small skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add carrots and onions, cook and stir until tender; cool slightly. In a large bowl combine panko, crumbled bacon, eggs, worcestershire sauce, spices, and carrot mixture. Add beef; mix lightly until combined. Shape into 8in x 4 in loaf in an un-greased baking dish. Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour and 15 min with an additional 15 minutes if needed. Or until thermometer reads 160 degrees. Once loaf is cooked add topping. In a small bowl, combine the topping ingredients; mix well. Pat onto meat loaf; let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Transfer to serving platter and enjoy!
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 707 Total Fat: 40g Saturated Fat: 16g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 20g Cholesterol: 247mg Sodium: 1514mg Carbohydrates: 19g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 3g
Bacon Blue Cheese Meatloaf served up with some baked potatoes is the perfect winter dinner!
I hope you had an enjoyable weekend and your Monday is off to a great start 🙂