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meatloaf topped with bbq sauce and melted cheddar cheese on platter
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Cheesy BBQ Meatloaf

Cheesy BBQ Meatloaf topped with tangy barbecue sauce and lots of melted cheddar cheese is an easy, flavorful dinner the whole family loves.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 336kcal
Author Dee
Cost $5


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onions
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • ½ cup dried breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese


  • ¼ cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add the ground beef to a large mixing bowl
  • In a small bowl, mix the dried onions, garlic powder, salt and pepper together, and sprinkle over beef
  • Add the egg, BBQ sauce, bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese, and mix gently with hands until combined
  • Form into loaf shape and place in casserole or baking dish
  • Bake for 1 hour, or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees, according to meat thermometer. Add BBQ sauce to the top about halfway through cook time
  • Top with shredded cheddar cheese and allow to melt, then remover from oven, and serve


Use your favorite BBQ sauce here if you want. Add a tablespoon of Dijon mustard for extra flavor.


Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 576mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 2mg