Meatloaf With Beef & Bacon

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 40m
Ready In

Recipe: #17075

January 30, 2015

"Recipe source: Bon Appetit (January 2009)"

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (282.6 g)
  • Calories 626.6
  • Total Fat - 33.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 11.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 250 mg
  • Sodium - 1514.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 26 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.6 g
  • Sugars - 9.3 g
  • Protein - 50.9 g
  • Calcium - 125.7 mg
  • Iron - 6.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 7.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

In a food processor blend chop the onion and garlic until finely chopped. Transfer to a large bowl and add the beef and 1/4 cup ketchup and the next three ingredients (eggs - pepper).

Step 3

In the food processor add the bread; using on/off turns blend until the bread is chopped. Transfer to the bowl. Stir in parsley.

Step 4

Transfer mixture to a loaf pan (9x5x2 inch). Arrange bacon slices on top of meat loaf mixture, spacing apart and tucking edges down into the meatloaf. Spoon remaining ketchup between bacon slices.

Step 5

Bake the meatloaf for about 1 hour or until the meatloaf is cooked through. Let rest for 10-15 minutes.

Step 6

Slice spatula under one end of meatloaf; tilt pan; and slice loaf onto the platter. (I usually use two spatulas).


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


As I was using very lean heart smart mince (just under the pound), I only used 2 slices of bread (wholemeal/wholegrain) and 1 egg for the bacon I chopped up 5 slices of rindless bacon (similar to Canadian bacon) and for the other 2 slices I used middle cut which is full slice of bacon though I did cut of the rind, otherwise made as per recipe and we enjoyed though would cut back a bit on the bacon maybe just 4 slices of the rindless. Thank you ellie for an enjoyable dinner, made for Pick Me tag game.


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(17 Mar 2015)

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