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smoked meatloaf with bacon

Smoked Meatloaf With Bacon

Hickory smoked meatloaf with bacon and stuffed with ham and mozzarella cheese.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 11 mins
Cuisine BBQ Smoker
Servings 1 loaf

Ingredients
  

  • 3 pounds Chopped Meat 80% Lean, 20% Fat
  • 1/2 pound Ham
  • 1 pound Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 package bacon
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons Ketchup
  • Salt & Pepper To Taste

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl combine chop meat, eggs, bread crumbs and mix well with hands
  • Gently flatten the chop meat into a square on a piece of waxed paper
    smoked meatloaf chop meat
  • Add a layer of ham
    smoked meatloaf ham
  • Add mozzarella cheese, either shredded or cut into 1/2 inch strips
    smoked meatloaf mozz cheese
  • Roll into a loaf shape and be sure to keep the fillings inside the meat
  • Using your hands or a brush, coat the outside of the loaf with ketchup
  • Arrange a bacon weave and place on top of meatloaf
    smoked meatloaf bacon weave-cooked
  • Put into a pre-heated smoker
  • Cooking until internal temperature is 150, try to avoid putting the temperature probe into the cheese. This will not give you an accurate meat temp. Depending on the size of your meatloaf this could take approximately 40 - 90 minutes. Check internal temperature several times to ensure meat is fully cooked and not overdone.
  • Remove from smoker and let rest 5 minutes before serving