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Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf And Stuffed Potatoes

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Super moist Meatloaf, served with fat twice baked Potatoes.
Ingredients
For meatloaf
  Ketchup 3 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Beef 1 Pound
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Parsley 2 Teaspoon (dried)
  Red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Saltine crackers 4 (or Italian breadcrums or torn pieces of white bread)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Chicken stock/Beef stock 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (or milk)
  Bacon slices 12 (7 slices for meat loaf and 5 slices crisped for potatoes)
  Bell pepper 1⁄2 Medium, chopped
  Garlic clove 1
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Onion 1 Small, chopped finely
For the potatoes
  Potatoes 4 Large, par baked
  Butter 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Gruyere cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sharp cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For serving
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chives 1 Teaspoon
Directions

For Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf
GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2. In a bowl, put together beef, onion, bell pepper, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, salt, pepper, herb and seasoning.
3. Crush the crackers over the beef mixture, beaten egg and broth.

MAKING
4. Wearing gloves mix all the ingredients together and shape the meat mixture into a log.
5. On a chopping board place the bacon slices overlapping each other.
6. Place the meat log on one side of bacon slices, and roll the log tightly so the bacon wraps the meat log.
7. In a greased baking pan, place meat log keeping the seam down.
8. Bake in the oven for 35 minutes or until the light brown in colour.
9. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.

SERVING
10. Slice and serve hot as desired.

For Stuffed Potatoes
GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2. Prick the potatoes with a sharp knife and bake in preheated oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or cook in microwave.
3. Cut the potatoes in halves and scoop out the flesh and making thin potato shell.

MAKING
4. In a bowl, place the potato flesh, butter, salt, pepper, half of both the cheeses, crumbled bacon pieces, and stir well to mix.
5. Spoon the cheese mixture into the potato shells and bake in oven for 20 minutes.
6. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.

SERVING
7. Serve hot topped with sour cream and chives if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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