Wagyu Ground Beef and Bacon Meatloaf
This Wagyu Ground Beef and Bacon Meatloaf offers a savory and indulgent flavor profile. The rich Wagyu beef, combined with crumbled bacon, imparts a deep, smoky richness to the dish. Sharp cheddar cheese, onion, and garlic add layers of savory depth, while the ketchup and brown sugar topping provides a sweet and tangy glaze that caramelizes beautifully during baking. This meatloaf is a perfect blend of hearty, comforting flavors that are sure to satisfy any palate.
Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9x5-inch loaf pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.
In large bowl, mix bread and milk. Let stand 5 minutes to absorb milk. Add beef, all but 2 tablespoons of the bacon, the shredded cheese, onion, garlic and egg. Mix until well combined. Shape mixture into 8x4-inch loaf. Place in pan.
In small bowl, stir together topping ingredients. Spread on top and sides of loaf. Top with reserved 2 tablespoons crumbled bacon.
Bake uncovered 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F. Cool 10 minutes.
Cut meatloaf into slices to serve. Enjoy!