Mary’s Meatloaf

Photo of Meatloaf made with Bloody Mary Mix from Mary's Mornin' FiXXer

An old school classic meatloaf recipe, updated with a tip ‘o the hat to our Southwestern roots. Recipe adapted from Quaker Oats Prize-Winning Meatloaf

Photo of Meatloaf made with Bloody Mary Mix from Mary's Mornin' FiXXer

Mary's Meatloaf

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people


  • 1.5 pounds ground beef
  • 1 pound bacon divided
  • 2 cups Mary's Mornin' FiXXer divided
  • 3/4 cup Quaker Oats quick or old fashioned, uncooked
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup white onion finely diced
  • 1 can diced green chiles 4oz can
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • While oven is heating, cook package of bacon using your favorite method - skillet, oven or microwave. When done, crumble enough bacon for 1/2 cup. Set aside remaining full bacon strips for a finishing garnish, and try *really* hard not to snack on them while cooking.
  • In a large bowl, combine ground beef, 1/2 cup crumbled bacon, one cup of Mary's Mornin' FiXXer, Quaker Oats, egg, onion, green chiles, salt & pepper. Mix lightly but thoroughly. Lightly grease an 8" x 4" loaf pan, and press mixture into loaf pan.
  • Bake until center of meatloaf reaches 160°F. About an hour.
  • While meatloaf is baking, warm 1 cup of Mary's Mornin' FiXXer in a small sauce pan over low heat.
  • When meatloaf is done, let stand 5 minutes; drain off any juices before slicing. Cut into slices.
  • Spoon reserved warm Mary's Mornin' FiXXer over each slice and top with bacon to serve.
  • Serve with your favorite vegetable medley.