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Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf is moist, flavorful, and cheesy! The flavors in this dish reinvent the classic cheeseburger and make it perfect for a quick homemade dinner.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheeseburger Meatloaf
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 10 slices
Calories 485 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet



  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 8 bacon slices cooked and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 ½ cups cheddar cheese cut into small cubes

Meatloaf Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 5 bacon slices cooked and chopped

Meatloaf Toppings:

  • Pickles
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Lettuce


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cover a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly spray with oil. Set aside.
  3. Make Meatloaf:
  4. Combine all the "Meatloaf" ingredients, up to the bread crumbs, including them as well. Stir well to combine, and after that add the milk and beaten egg. Stir just until combined.
  5. Add the cheddar cheese and again mix well, but do not over-beat.
  6. Shape the beef mixture into a loaf shape and place it on the prepared baking sheet.

  7. Meatloaf Glaze:
  8. Combine all the Glaze ingredients (except bacon a small bowl until well combined and set aside. Brush about half of the glaze all over the meatloaf.

  9. Bake:
  10. Transfer meatloaf to the oven and bake for about 45 minutes, or until the inside temperature is 160F degrees.
  11. Brush the remaining glaze all over the surface, sprinkle with bacon and bake for another 15 minutes.
  12. Once the meatloaf is done, let it cool for 10-15 minutes before slicing and serving.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 485 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 137mg46%
Sodium 656mg29%
Potassium 457mg13%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 283IU6%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 137mg14%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.