Bacon-wrapped Mashed Potato-stuffed Meatloaf

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Ingredients:

2 lb ground beef (900 g)

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1 cup onion, diced, sauteed (150 g)

3 cloves garlic, minced, sauteed

1 ½ cups grated parmesan cheese, divided (165 g)

2 eggs

1 cup panko breadcrumbs (50 g)

2 teaspoons salt

1 ½ teaspoons pepper

2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce

½ cup milk (120 mL)

½ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped (15 g)

GLAZE

1 ½ cups ketchup (360 mL)

½ cup brown sugar (110 g)

2 teaspoons mustard powder

2 teaspoons onion powder

2 teaspoons paprika

¼ cup tomato paste (55 g)

MASHED POTATOES

1 lb yukon gold potato, peeled, chopped, cooked (455 g)

2 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

1 cup milk (240 mL)

28 slices bacon, slices

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C).

In a large bowl, mix together beef, cooked onions and garlic, Parmesan, eggs,panko, salt, pepper, Worcestershire, milk and parsley. Set aside.

In another bowl, make the glaze by mixing ketchup, brown sugar, mustard powder,onion powder, paprika, and tomato paste. Reserve half of the glaze in a separatebowl for after the meatloaf is cooked. Set aside.

In a large bowl, mash cooked potatoes, butter, salt, pepper, milk and parmesan todesired consistency. Set aside.

Line a bundt pan with slices of bacon and use a pastry brush to spread a layer ofglaze on the inside of the bacon.

Add ⅔ of the meat to the bottom of the bundt pan and spread up the sides and upthe middle of the pan making a “bowl” for the mashed potatoes.

Add the mashed potatoes into the “bowl” and smooth out. Top the mashedpotatoes with the remaining meat, smooth out, coat the top with the raw meatglaze, and fold the slices of bacon over the top of the meat. Cover with foil and
bake for 1 hour, remove the foil after 30 minutes and carefully drain some of the fatbefore putting it back into the oven.

Place a cooling rack on top of the bundt pan and flip over onto a baking sheet.

Remove the bundt pan and coat the meatloaf with the reserved glaze.

Broil on high for 3-5 minutes or until the glaze has caramelized.

Enjoy!

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