Looking for a picture perfect meatloaf? Say cheese. Adding cheese to this family favorite takes it to the next level, and it's a variation your loved ones are sure to enjoy. Make it a meatloaf night.
2 lb. ground beef 3/4 cup fresh bread crumbs 1/2 cup minced onion 2eggs, beaten 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the beef, breadcrumbs, onion, eggs, salt & pepper, and mix well. Pat out meat mixture into a 14x18 inch rectangle on a piece of wax paper. Spread cheese over the meat, leaving a 3/4-inch border around the edges. Roll up jellyroll fashion to enclose the filling and form a pinwheel loaf. Press beef in on both ends to enclose the cheese. Place in a 10x15 inch-baking dish. Bake in the preheated oven 1 hour, or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.
Ready in 1 hour and 20 min