Bacon-Wrapped Beef Meatloaf

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Bacon-Wrapped Beef Meatloaf
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  • 6Servings

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 8 bacon slices

Preparation

Position a rack in the upper third of the oven; preheat to 400 degrees . Line a baking sheet with foil; coat with cooking spray. Using a food processor, pulse the quick-cooking oats into crumbs.

Combine the oats, ground beef, onion, garlic, egg, ketchup, molasses, 1 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. pepper. Shape into a 5-by-8-inch rectangle on the sheet.

Cut 8 bacon slices in half; lay them crosswise over loaf, overlapping slightly. Bake until a thermometer inserted in the center registers 160 degrees , 40 minutes. Let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.