My husband wanted meatloaf, but i wanted something new. So i tried a new meatlaof recipe. This is a Paula Deen recipe. Lets just say OMG it was so good. It tasted just like a bacon cheeseburger. The only thing i did different was I didnt have enough worcestershire so I added the diference of liquid smoke, which was about a half tablespoon. Oh and i didn't have the fried onions either, but personally I dont think it needed it.. I forgot to take pictures, so the next time I make it i will take a picture and post it.
1 pound ground chuck
10 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 (8-ounce) package sharp Cheddar, grated
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup bread crumbs, toasted
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/3 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
1 (3-ounce) can French fried onions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large bowl, combine the ground chuck and next 8 ingredients, mixing well.
In a small bowl, combine the ketchup and mustard. Stir 1/4 cup ketchup mixture into meat mixture, reserving remaining ketchup mixture.
Press meat mixture into a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan, or shape into a loaf and place on a rack in a broiler pan. Spread remaining ketchup mixture over loaf. Bake 40 minutes. Top with French fried onions; bake 10 to 15 minutes, or until meat is no longer pink.