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After tasting this, I can never eat meatloaf any other way again!

Embark on a culinary journey as we explore the art of making a mouthwatering Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes and Cheese. This recipe combines ground beef, onions, and a creamy mashed potato layer, crowned with melted cheddar cheese. Follow our detailed guide to create a masterpiece that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

Ingredients:

INGREDIENTS QUANTITIES
Ground beef 1 1/2 pounds
Egg 1
Onion, chopped 1
Milk 1 cup
Dried bread crumbs 1 cup
Salt and pepper To taste
Potatoes, peeled 2 pounds
Butter 1/4 cup
Milk 1/2 cup
Shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup

Instructions:

Meatloaf:

  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Set your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius).
  2. Mix the Meatloaf Ingredients:
    • In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 pounds of ground beef, 1 egg, 1 chopped onion, 1 cup of milk, 1 cup of dried bread crumbs, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Shape and Place in Dish:
    • Form the mixture into a loaf shape and place it in a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake:
    • Bake the meatloaf in the preheated oven for 1 hour until it reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit (71 degrees Celsius).

Mashed Potatoes:

  1. Boil the Potatoes:
    • While the meatloaf is baking, boil 2 pounds of peeled and quartered potatoes in salted water until tender (about 15 minutes).
  2. Prepare the Mashed Potatoes:
    • Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot. Add 1/4 cup of butter and 1/2 cup of milk. Mash until smooth, creamy, and well-mixed. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Assembling and Finishing:

  1. Drain Excess Fat:
    • Once the meatloaf is done baking, carefully drain any excess fat from the baking dish.
  2. Spread Mashed Potatoes:
    • Spread the mashed potatoes evenly over the meatloaf.
  3. Add Cheese:
    • Sprinkle 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese over the mashed potatoes.
  4. Final Bake:
    • Return the dish to the oven and bake for another 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and lightly browned.
  5. Let Stand and Serve:
    • Allow the dish to stand for a few minutes before slicing. Serve hot and enjoy the delicious Meatloaf with Mashed Potatoes and Cheese!

Credit: Kuluckada

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