Cheesy Mash-Topped Meatloaf

a great family dish
A great family dish
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Ingredients

For meatloaf:
1 tbsp Olive oil
1 Yellow onions large, finely chopped
3 cloves Garlic crushed
750 g Ground Beef
½ cup Frozen peas
1 Eggs lightly beaten
¾ cup Bread crumbs dried
¼ cup Barbecue sauce
¼ cup Tomato sauce
¼ cup Parsley fresh, leaves, chopped
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
To serve:
Gravy
For mashed potato topping:
750 g Potatoes peeled and chopped
50 g Butter chopped
¼ cup Milk
¼ cup Cheddar cheese grated
Salt to taste

Nutritional information

528
calories
24g
fat
39.2g
carbohydrates
4.1g
fiber
36.8g
protein
762mg
sodium
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Cheesy Mash-Topped Meatloaf

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My family loves meatloaf and this Cheesy Mash-Topped Meatloaf in particular. And for good reason! It features ground beef, sautéed onion and garlic, and frozen peas. It gets its sweet and smoky flavor from barbecue and tomato sauce. The end result is hearty meatloaf, which upholds the classic taste and texture, but the mashed potato topping takes it to the next level. This potato topping is loaded with Cheddar cheese, dotted with butter, and then baked to perfection. It really dresses the meatloaf up just right for a special dinner. This juicy and savory beef meatloaf with a tender and flavorful center is comfort food at its finest.

This recipe is easy to make and keeps the ingredient list simple and accessible. Just follow the detailed recipe below and learn how to make this hearty and delicious meatloaf that the whole family will love.

To make Cheesy Mash-Topped Meatloaf, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Cheesy Mash-Topped Meatloaf

Steps to make Cheesy Mash-Topped Meatloaf

1

Cook onion and garlic

16

In a small pan over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and add 1 finely chopped onion. Sauté for 5 minutes or until softened, then add 3 crushed garlic cloves and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool for 10 minutes.

2

Boil potatoes

15

Meanwhile, in a pot of boiling salted water, cook 750 grams chopped potatoes until tender, about 12-15 minutes.

3

Make mashed potatoes

3

Drain and return to the pot over low heat. Add in 40 grams chopped butter (reserving 10 grams for topping) and ¼ cup milk. Using a potato masher, mash until smooth. Then stir in ¼ cup grated Cheddar and season to taste.

4

Heat oven and prepare a loaf pan

1

Preheat the oven to 355 °F and grease an 8x4-inch loaf pan. Line the bottom and sides with parchment paper, allowing 2 inches overhang on each side.

5

Make meatloaf mixture

3

In a large bowl, place 750 grams ground beef, ½ cup frozen peas, 1 egg, ¾ cup dried bread crumbs, ¼ cup barbecue sauce, ¼ cup tomato sauce, ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley leaves, and onion-garlic mixture. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Mix all the ingredients together until fully combined.

6

Shape the meatloaf

2

Spoon the meatloaf mixture in the prepared loaf pan. Press it down to shape the meatloaf evenly.

7

Bake

25

Bake for 25 minutes or until browned.

8

Remove from oven and increase temperature

1

Remove the meatloaf from the oven and increase the temperature to 390 °F.

9

Add mashed potato topping

2

Spoon the mashed potato topping on top of the meatloaf and dot with the remaining butter.

10

Bake again

25

Return the pan to the oven and bake for a further 20-25 minutes or until the top is golden.

11

Cool

10

Let the meatloaf stand in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to a serving platter.

12

Serve

Slice and serve with gravy.

This Cheesy Mash-Topped Meatloaf is a great family dish. Give it a try soon, and tag #cookmerecipes in your family meal posts.

Jeff is a 38-year-old bachelor who prefers not to waste his time on salads and light meals. He’s a true carnivore who knows how to enjoy food to the max! Jeff will tell you how to cook rich and filling meals from scratch, bringing some real meaty decadence to your kitchen. His recipes are sure to satisfy every meat lover!

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Athina

It was really delicious! Thanks for sharing!

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