Grilled Meat-Loaf Patties

Down-home meat loaf goes uptown. Lean ground beef patties are wrapped in bacon and grilled, so there's no need to heat the oven.

  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1/2
cup ketchup
1
tablespoon honey
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1
teaspoon pepper
1
egg
1
small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
3/4
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
6
slices bacon
6
slices crusty white bread, if desired
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill for indirect cooking as directed by manufacturer.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup of the ketchup and the honey; set aside. In large bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup ketchup, the Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, pepper and egg. Stir in onion and bread crumbs. Stir in beef until well mixed.
  • 3 Shape beef mixture into 6 patties, 3/4 inch thick and about 3 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap 1 slice bacon around each patty; secure with toothpick.
  • 4 Carefully spray grill rack with cooking spray. Place patties on unheated side of two-burner gas grill or over drip pan on charcoal grill (medium heat). (If using one-burner gas grill, cook over low heat.) Cover grill; cook 20 to 25 minutes or until slightly pink in center. Using spatula, turn patties over. Brush with ketchup mixture. Cover grill; cook 5 to 8 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F and bacon is crisp. Serve on bread.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    115mg
    115%;
    Sodium
    750mg
    750%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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