- 1 tbsp Olive oil
- 1 Yellow onionslarge, finely chopped
- 3 cloves Garliccrushed
- 750 g Ground beef
- ½ cup Frozen peas
- 1 Eggslightly beaten
- ¾ cup Bread crumbsdried
- ¼ cup Barbecue sauce
- ¼ cup Tomato sauce
- ¼ cup Parsleyfresh, leaves, chopped
- Saltto taste
- Black pepperto taste
For mashed potato topping:
- 750 g Potatoespeeled and chopped
- 50 g Butterchopped
- ¼ cup Milk
- ¼ cup Cheddar cheesegrated
- Saltto taste
Cheesy Mash-Topped Meatloaf
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:
Steps to make Cheesy Mash-Topped Meatloaf
Cook onion and garlic
Make mashed potatoes
Heat oven and prepare a loaf pan
Make meatloaf mixture
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.
Shape the meatloaf
Remove from oven and increase temperature
Remove the meatloaf from the oven and increase the temperature to 390 °F.
Add mashed potato topping
Let the meatloaf stand in the pan for 10 minutes before removing to a serving platter.