Cheeseburger meatloaf

Heather Disarro

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Cheeseburger meatloaf is perfectly moist and tender, bringing a flavor that is usually only found in the favorite summer grilled cheeseburger!

cheeseburger meatloaf

Cheeseburger meatloaf

Serves 6-8


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 onion, grated on a box grater
  • 2 large carrots, grated on a box grater
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup ketchup, divided
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, onion, carrot, garlic, mustard, 1/2 cup of ketchup, egg, breadcrumbs, salt, pepper and cheese until everything is evenly distributed.
  4. Press evenly into the prepared loaf pan.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes.
  6. While the meatloaf is baking, whisk together the remaining 1/2 cup of ketchup, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce.
  7. When the meatloaf has baked for 45 minutes, remove from the oven and pour the ketchup mixture on top. Return to the oven to bake for another 35 minutes.
  8. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.
  9. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.