Cheesy Loaded Meatloaf Casserole

Cheesy Loaded Meatloaf Casserole is the ultimate comfort food, combining the hearty, flavorful goodness of a classic meatloaf with the rich, creamy textures of a loaded baked potato. This dish is perfect for family dinners, offering a satisfying blend of meat, cheese, and potatoes all in one delightful casserole.


6. **Serve:**
– Remove from the oven and let the casserole rest for a few minutes before serving.
– Cut into squares and serve hot.


### Tips and Variations:


– **Meat Variations:** Substitute ground beef with ground turkey or a mix of ground beef and pork for a different flavor profile.
– **Veggie Add-ins:** Add sautéed mushrooms, bell peppers, or spinach to the meatloaf mixture for extra vegetables.

– **Cheese Options:** Use a mix of cheeses such as mozzarella, Monterey Jack, or Colby for a different cheese flavor.
– **Make-Ahead:** Assemble the casserole in advance and refrigerate. When ready to serve, bake as directed, adding an extra 10 minutes to the baking time if starting from cold.


### The Experience:

Cheesy Loaded Meatloaf Casserole is a hearty, comforting dish that brings together the best of meatloaf and loaded baked potatoes. The savory, seasoned meatloaf base is perfectly complemented by the creamy, cheesy mashed potato topping. The crispy bacon and melted cheese on top add an extra layer of indulgence, making every bite a deliciously satisfying experience.


This casserole is perfect for family dinners, potlucks, or any occasion where you want to serve a crowd-pleasing dish that combines classic flavors with a comforting, homemade touch.




  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup mustard
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes


Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, eggs, milk, chopped onion, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
Press half of the meat mixture into the bottom of a baking dish.
Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese and frozen vegetables evenly over the meat.
Cover with the remaining meat mixture, pressing down lightly.
In a small bowl, mix ketchup, mustard, and brown sugar; spread this mixture over the top of the meatloaf.
Bake for 45 minutes.
Spread the mashed potatoes over the cooked meatloaf and return to the oven for another 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are slightly golden.
Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 60 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Kcal: 450 kcal | Servings: 6 servings

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