Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes and Cheese


1 1/2 pounds Ground Beef , (85/15)

▢1/4 yellow onion , finely chopped

▢2/3 cup seasoned dry breadcrumbs

▢1/3 cup whole milk

▢1 large egg , lightly beaten

▢1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt

▢1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

▢2 pounds potatoes , peeled and cut into 1″ chunks

▢1/3 cup unsalted butter

▢1/2 cup whole milk

▢1 teaspoons kosher salt

▢1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

▢1/2 cup bacon bits , cooked and crumbled

▢1 cup cheddar cheese , shredded


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, gently combine beef, onion, breadcrumbs, milk, egg, salt and pepper then press into a 9×9 baking dish.
  • Bake uncovered for 15 minutes, then remove and drain any excess fat.
  • While the meatloaf is cooking add potatoes with just enough water to cover to a pot and bring to a boil on high heat. Cook for 15 minutes.
  • Drain the water and add the milk, butter, salt and pepper mashing it all together until creamy.
  • Spread over the meatloaf and top with cheese and bacon.
  • Bake for and additional 15 minutes, until bacon is sizzling and cheese is bubbling and the mashed potatoes are slightly crispy.

Enjoy !

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