Recipe courtesy of 44 Farms

44 Farms' Meatloaf

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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1 1/2 pounds ground beef

2 1/2 cups shredded Colby jack 

1 cup ketchup 

1/2 cup Italian breadcrumbs 

2 tablespoons mayonnaise 

1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 

4 slices bacon, cooked crisp and chopped 

1 jalapeno, seeds and ribs removed,finely chopped

1 jalapeno, seeds and ribs removed, finely chopped

1 large egg 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

2 ounces cream cheese 


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine the ground beef, Colby jack, ketchup, breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, parsley, bacon, jalapeno, egg, 2 tablespoons salt and 2 tablespoons black pepper in a large bowl. Use your hands to mix together.
  3. Place the cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in the microwave in 30-second intervals until the cream cheese is soft. Use your hands to fold the cream cheese into the beef mixture until well combined (or use a wooden spoon if the cheese is too warm).
  4. Transfer the meatloaf mixture to a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan and bake until beginning to brown and the top is crisping up, 50 to 55 minutes.