Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

If you're a fan of bacon, cheeseburger and meatloaf you might as well have them all in one recipe! And this is exactly what Karly from the Buns in My Oven recipe site did when she came up with the recipe for Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf. Karly is a homeschooling wife who has two kids, who created the recipe blog Buns In My Oven. She loves to bake, so you'll see a lot of baking recipes on her blog. Her family also just moved into a new house where the kitchen has some good lighting, which gives her more reasons to be inspired and motivated in discovering new recipes. Growing up, her parents never fed her meatloaf, and she was kind of sad about it. And now that she is married and has a family on her own, she decided to make a meatloaf recipe of her own. For someone who has not tasted a meatloaf in her life, it's impressive how this turned out to be so divine. She enhanced the meatloaf recipe that she saw online and turned it into this amazing bacon cheeseburger recipe version that her kids absolutely love. You won’t help but crave for it just by looking at the pictures of her finished recipe.

You will need approximately 45 minutes to bake it and probably about 10 to 15 minutes to prepare it. So just allow for at least an hour to complete this main dish recipe that will soon be your family’s favorite. Karly also came up with her own ideas for making this dish even more delicious. So the next time you try to convince your kids that meatloaf tastes good, try this one and see if they don’t ask for more. Some of the simple ingredients that go into this meatloaf recipe include lean ground beef, bacon, grated cheese, rolled oats and mayonnaise. You will most likely have most of the ingredients already in your refrigerator and kitchen cabinets, so you won't have to pick up a lot to get started. Whenever you add oats to a recipe you know you are making it that much more healthy. Oats are considered to be a healthy food due to their rich content of essential nutrients. In a 100 gram serving size, you will find that oats provide an excellent source of protein, Dietary fiber, several B vitamins and several dietary minerals, with the largest amount of manganese. Oats are known to lower cholesterol, which makes it accepted as a healthy food.

We've all heard the term comfort food to describe food that we love. The term typically refers to any food which provides a nostalgic or sentimental feeling to the person or people eating it. Comfort food is usually characterized by having a high carbohydrate level and easy to make recipe. The nostalgia someone feels may be specific to either the individual or a certain culture. The term comfort food had been traced back all the way to the year 1966, when the newspaper the Palm Beach Post used it in a story they wrote. They said that when adults were under severe emotional stress, they would turn to what could be called comfort food, which is a food that is associated with the security of childhood memories. The term stuck, and we still use it today. Comfort foods typically are associated with positive and happy emotions, helping to relieve negative psychological effects or to increase positive feelings. Cheese is food that usually can be related to comfort food. Cheese is derived from milk and made in a wide range of flavors, textures, and forms by the coagulation of the milk protein casein. We think this meatloaf recipe definitely can be termed as comfort food, you might also try it for leftovers the next day!

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