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Brown Sugar Heart Meatloaf

Makes 4-6 servings


  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 yellow onion grated
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded {optional}
  • For the brown sugar glaze:
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a small bowl add ketchup and brown sugar. Stir well and set aside.
  • In a large bowl add ground pork, egg, breadcrumbs, seasoning, grated onion, and garlic.
  • Mix together by hand.
  • Spread a few spoonfuls of brown sugar glaze on the bottom of your baking dish.
  • Add half of your meatloaf mixture.
  • Add your shredded cheese to the middle then top with the remaining meatloaf, pressing to cover the cheese.
  • Spread on the remaining glaze.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until cooked through and no longer pink.
  • Gently remove from dish, slice, and serve with mashed potatoes and veggies.