Made in Ohio Meatloaf
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Total Time: 80 minutes
Dice Cleveland Pickle dill pickles and measure 8 Tbsp. worth. Set aside.
Use a rolling pin to crush 1 cup worth of Hartville Potato Chips and set aside. Serve remaining chips with the finished meatloaf.
Dice a block of Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese, set aside.
Chop bacon and fry over medium-high heat until cooked through, about 8 minutes. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
Preheat oven to 350° F.
In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, ¾ of cooked bacon, potato chip crumbs, 1/3 cup diced cheese, panko bread crumbs, egg, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, 2 Tbsp ketchup, 4 Tbsp pickles, pickle juice, chopped onion, salt, and pepper.
Spray a large loaf pan with cooking spray. Put 1/3 of the meatloaf mixture into the bottom of a loaf pan, make a well through the middle with a spoon or your hands.
Add 1/3 cup chopped cheese to meatloaf well.
Cover with remaining meat mixture
Spoon on remaining 3 Tbsp ketchup on top of meatloaf.
Place loaf pan on a baking sheet. Bake meatloaf 60-65 minutes, remove and let sit on counter for 10 minutes.
Place meatloaf on serving dish.
Top with remaining 1/3 cup diced cheddar cheese, remaining bacon, and 4Tbsp pickles, as desired.
Slice and serve with Buckeye’s Best salad, Hartville Chips and Norka Sparkling Drink.