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Mini Meatloaves Wrapped In Bacon Recipe


  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TBL worchestershire sauce
  • 1 TBL Onion Powder
  • 1 TBL Garlic Powder
  • 1 TBL fennel seed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup Freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup roasted red pepper from a jar
  • 8 strips uncooked bacon


  • In a large mixing bowl combine the egg, ketchup, onion powder, garlic powder, fennel seed and worchestershire sauce.Stir well to combine.
  • Add the oats, roasted red pepper and parmesan cheese.Stir well to combine.
  • Break the ground beef into chunks and add it to the bowl.
  • With your hands combine all the ingredients until they’re well blended.
  • Form 4 balls of the meat mixture and gently roll each ball into a football shape or the shape of a baking potato.
  • Wrap each meatloaf in 2 strips of bacon with the ends tucked underneath.
  • The bacon will seal itself on the grill.
  • Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • While the meatloaves are resting in the fridge, preheat the BBQ to 375F – 400F.
  • This recipe cooks for about 40 minutes or an internal temperature of 165F.
  • Place each meatloaf on the grill and close the lid.
  • Every 10 minutes rotate each meatloaf 1/4 turn so the bacon gets fully cooked.
  • When cooked, remove from the grill.