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Pioneer Woman Meatloaf

Pioneer Woman Meatloaf

Looking for an amazing meatloaf? This is so moist and full of flavor. Also easy to make.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword meatloaf


  • 1 c. milk
  • 6 slices bread (or use 1 1/2 c. dried bread crumbs)
  • 2 lb. ground beef
  • 1 c. grated Paremsan cheese
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1/4 t. seasoned salt
  • ground pepper
  • 1/4 c. minced flat leaf parsley (I also use dried parsley and wing it)
  • 4 eggs (beaten)
  • 8-12 slices bacon (we like center cut)
  • barbeque sauce (we use KC Masterpiece Original)


  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. In a large bowl, pour the milk over the bread (or the crumbs) and soak for several minutes.

  3. Combine the ground beef with the soaked bread, Paremesan cheese, salt, seasoned salt, black pepper and parsley.

  4. Pour in the eggs.

  5. With your hands (clean, of course) mix the ingredients until well combined.

  6. Form the mixture into a loaf shape and place it on a broiler pan, which allows the meat to drain. Line the bottom of the pan with foil to catch the drippings.

    Pioneer Woman Meatloaf
  7. Lay bacon slices over the top, tucking them in underneath the loaf.

    Pioneer Woman Meatloaf
  8. Make the sauce, if not using barbeque sauce (see Notes below).

  9. Pour some of the sauce over the top of the meatloaf. (You'll know what looks right.)

  10. Bake for 45 minutes, then pour more sauce over the meatloaf.

  11. Bake for an additional 15 minutes.

  12. Serve with additional sauce on the side, if you'd like.

Recipe Notes

Note:  If you'd prefer not to use barbeque sauce, you can make your own sauce for topping.  Combine the following:

  • 1 1/2 c. ketchup
  • 6 T. brown sugar
  • 1 t. dry mustard
  • dash or two of hot sauce

Original recipe found at www.barbarabakes.com