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Easy Cheesy Meatloaf Recipe

Updated on February 8, 2010

Did I say easy?

Isn’t it great when you can throw together a wonderful dinner in a matter of minutes?  It is especially wonderful when it tastes like you have been slaving away in the kitchen for hours.  This easy cheesy meatloaf recipe is one of those quick and easy main dish recipes that will astound your family, and impress your friends because of your awesome cooking skills.  It tastes delicious, but is easy to prepare.  Don’t worry though; it will be our little secret!

Basic easy cheesy meatloaf ingredients

Just a few of the ingredients that, when mixed together, produce the easy cheesy meatloaf you will love!
Just a few of the ingredients that, when mixed together, produce the easy cheesy meatloaf you will love!

The First Easy Step

The first step to preparing this meatloaf is to take one egg and ¼ cup of heavy whipping cream and put it in a bowl.  (I have used milk before and it tastes fine.)

Easy Step Number Two

Add 1 Tablespoon of dried chopped onions, 2 Teaspoons of ground sage, and 1 Teaspoon of Lawry’s seasoning salt.  Mix all of it together.

Step Number Three or Where's the Beef?

Mix in 1 ½ pounds of ground beef.

Step Number Four

Add 1 cup of cubed cheddar cheese and about 30 crushed Saltine crackers.

Step Number Five

Mold into a loaf, and put it in a baking pan sprayed with Pam.

Cut a slice down the middle of the loaf and add two Bay leaves.

Step Number Six

Top with Catsup, and two strips of uncooked bacon. 

Place in the oven and bake at 350 degrees for 1 ¼ hours. 

Yes, it really is that easy!

I like to throw some potatoes in the oven at the same time that the meatloaf is cooking so that my family can enjoy baked potatoes along with the easy cheesy meatloaf. Throw together a salad and you have a meal fit for a king!

All ready to eat! Easy Cheesy Meatloaf dinner!

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      Nancy's Niche 

      8 years ago

      Yummy!!! Now this is a recipe I will try using turkey instead of beef...Thanks for a quick and easy dinner fix:o)

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      In The Doghouse 

      8 years ago from California

      The cheese makes the meatloaf..try it you'll like it!

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      Duchess OBlunt 

      8 years ago

      I have to say I have never cooked meatloaf with cheese like that, nor have I used the bay leaves. Sometimes it's those little extras that make the dish so good. I will have to try this one.

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      Triplet Mom 

      8 years ago from West Coast

      Damn - This sounds so dang yummy. I am going to try this next time I make meatloaf!!!

    • Hello, hello, profile image

      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      Sounds good and I must try it. Thank you.

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      _cheryl_ 

      8 years ago from California

      Mmmm, sounds yummy. I like the cubed cheese idea, I'll have to add that in my next meatloaf. Thanks for the recipe idea!

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