I apologize for this recipe inwards advance. So many of you lot - I know - are trying to stick to your New Year's resolution of eating healthier. This recipe doesn't actually tally into that, does it?
But it truly is i heck of a meatloaf recipe! It is scrumptious as well as cheesy as well as naughty as well as gooey as well as divine. (Yes, that's a major run-on sentence right there, but sometimes I similar to purpose a lot of ands!)
You've got juicy dry soil beef. Pork. Garlic. Spices. And, cheese ... lots of cheese. (I won't say ya most the fourth dimension I position out bacon strips across the overstep earlier baking!)
You actually should brand this. Your menage unit of measurement volition dearest you lot ... thus the name. In their eyes, you'll move a rockstar inwards the kitchen! Score i for mom (or dad)! No to a greater extent than ho-hum meatloaf! This is something special, friends. And, there's no amend comfort nutrient to serve amongst some fluffy mashed potatoes.
(Did I shout out the cheese factor?)
Just innovation to bring a grilled chicken thorax as well as a salad (with no dressing) for dinner the next day. I read inwards a written report in i lawsuit that it cancels out the calories you lot consumed the twenty-four hr catamenia prior. (Just kidding. That was a lie.) What I produce know is that life is all most moderation. So, bring simply a small piece. And, as well as so munch on some fresh veggies for your snack piece ya spotter television receiver later.
NOTE: You tin purpose your ain recipe for regular meatloaf if it's a menage unit of measurement favorite, then just follow the guidelines for the cheese-portion to larn inwards a cheesy version. (I won't hear ... really!) Just move certain to purpose ii pounds of dry soil meat.
Rockstar Cheesy Stuffed Meatloaf
Serves half dozen - 8
2 pounds dry soil meat (a 50/50 beef/pork combination is best)
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/2 loving cup saltines, crushed
ii garlic cloves, peeled as well as grated
1 pocket-size onion, peeled as well as finely minced
1/4 light-green bell pepper, finely chopped (optional)
Salt as well as pepper
1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
H5N1 pinch of whatsoever dried herbs that you lot similar with meatloaf (I prefer dried Italian seasoning)
1/4 loving cup ketchup (plus to a greater extent than for the top)
ii tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Cheese (I purpose about 2 oz. of sliced mozzarella as well as most three oz. of shredded cheddar or Colby blend)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with some non-stick spray.
Combine all of the ingredients except for the cheese inwards a large mixing bowl. Do non over mix.
Divide the meat mixture inwards half.
Spread half of the meat mixture out into the bottom of the loaf pan.
Lay downwards a layer of mozzarella cheese as well as overstep with the shredded cheese.
Spread out the other one-half of the meat mixture on overstep of the cheese beingness careful non to disrupt the cheese layer besides much. You tin purpose a prophylactic spatula downwards the sides to actually press the meat inwards towards the loaf as well as to assist seal all of the agency around. You're wanting to actually seal the edges equally best equally you lot tin so that no cheese is left visible.
Squirt some additional ketchup onto the overstep of the meatloaf. Spread it out with a spoon or prophylactic spatula, if desired.
Bake uncovered for 1 hour.
Allow to residual for most v minutes earlier slicing as well as serving. Plan to eat forthwith upon slicing so that the melted cheese does not cool besides much and theatre up.