Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 1/2 cup grated onion
- 3/4 cup fresh bread crumbs
- 2 eggs, lighfly beaten
- 1 te_aspoon ground black pepper
- B slices American cheese, 6'o2., or 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese
- 6 strips uncooked bacon
Preheat oven to 350.F.
ln a large bowl mix together beef, bread crumbs, onion, until eggs and pepper well combined.
Transfer two-thirds of the meat mixture to Perfect Meatloaf Pan. To make a well for the filling, press meat mixture into pan away from the center and up the sides. Fill center with 1 cup sliced or shredded cheese. Top with remaining meat mixture, pressing sides together to seal edges.
Layer bacon slices, overlapping slightly, over top of meatloaf.
Pick up Perfect Meatloaf Pan by the sides, transfer to oven and bake 50 minutes.
Remove from oven by sides of pan and top with remaining cheese. Return to oven and bake 1O minutes more.
Remove from oven by sides of pan to a cooling rack. Grip insert by handles and lift meafloaf from pan. Transfer to-cutting board or platter and rest 15 minutes before serving.
caution, cheese fíiling ís very hot and wiil ooze from the center when first sliced.