The Spicy Olive’s Bacon Meatloaf
Servings Prep Time
4-8people 20minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4-8people 20minutes
Cook Time
  • 1 1/2lbs ground beef85-90% lean
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1tsp back pepper
  • 1Tbsp The Spicy Olive’s Harissa olive oil
  • 1/4cup The Spicy Olive’s Neapolitan Herb Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4cup ketchup
  • 1cup bread crumbs
  • 1 medium onionfinely chopped
  • 1/2cup Mushrooms sliced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2lb. sliced bacon
  • 2cups Cheddar cheeseshredded
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Coat 9×5-inch loaf pan with Harissa Infused Olive Oil
  2. In large bowl, add 1 1/2 lb ground beef, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper, ¼ cup of A-Premium Dark Vinegar, 1/4 cup ketchup, 3 tablespoons Neapolitan Herb Balsamic Vinegar, 1 cup of breadcrumbs, and 2 eggs; use your hands to mix ingredients together. Set aside.
  3. Place bacon slices across loaf pan side by side. Place half of the meatloaf mixture in bottom of loaf pan; sprinkle with 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese and ½ cup of mushrooms and place the rest of the meatloaf mixture on top.
  4. Fold hanging pieces of bacon over top to “wrap the meat”. Bake about 1 hour or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F).
  5. Serve with a side of mashed potatoes and veggies. Optional – Mix 1/2 cup ketchup and 1 tablespoon Neapolitan Herb balsamic vinegar; pour on top of meatloaf while still hot.