Shrimp & Cheddar Meatloaf "BBQ"

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Jan. 30, 2014

A traditional meatloaf, but kicked up to an amazing taste by adding in shrimp and cheddar cheese, with a really tasty homemade ketchup topping. Delicious does not even describe this meatloaf! It is simply amazing, and makes very good left over sandwiches! Enjoy :)


Onion 1 Small , chopped
Bell pepper 1/2 , chopped
Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
Ground chuck/Hamburger meat 2 1/4 Pound
Gulf shrimp 1/2 Pound , cleaned, peeled and deveined
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Worcestershire sauce 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Egg 2 Large
Ketchup 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
Ground mustard 1 Teaspoon
Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 4 Ounce
For basting sauce
Tomato sauce 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Yellow mustard 1 Teaspoon



1. Prepare the grill along with a full chimney of charcoal and a piece of hickory wood.

2. In a bowl, combine ground beef, shrimp, onion, bell pepper, salt and pepper.

3. In another bowl, combine Worcestershire sauce, eggs, ketchup, thyme and mustard. Mix all ingredients well. Pour into the beef and shrimp mixture, mix well to combine.

4. Add in the bread crumbs and cheese, mix again using your hands. Press the mixture evenly in a 2 part meat loaf pan as shown in the video.


5. Place on the prepared grill and cook at 350 degrees until center reaches 160 degrees on indirect heat. Use a digital thermometer to gauge internal temperature.

6. Remove inner loaf pan, when internal temperature reaches 140 degrees to brown all sides.

7. In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the basting sauce. Use this sauce to baste the meatloaf.


8. Slice and serve accompanied with a salad of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 713Calories from Fat 379

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.6%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1043 mg43.46%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 27 g

Protein 44 g88%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet