2 tablespoons olive oil
1 red onion, chopped
2/3 cup ketchup
2/3 cup bread crumbs
2 large eggs
1/2 cup bread-and-butter pickles, chopped
1-1/2 pounds ground beef
8 ounces cheddar cheese, cut into 1/3-inch cubes
Preheat the oven to 400°. Lightly oil a rimmed baking sheet. In a medium skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring until slightly softened, about 3 minutes.
In a large bowl, combine the ketchup, bread crumbs, eggs and pickles; mix in the onion. Crumble in the beef, add the cheese and mix together. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet and shape into a 4-by-12-inch loaf. Bake until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center registers 160°, about 35 minutes.
Let the meatloaf rest for 5 minutes before slicing
****Figured I would put another meatloaf recipe on here in case you wanted to try something else. This is an old Ronhovde recipe.....dates so far back that I remember my sister Lori having to make this for "her weekly meal" when it was her "chore" to make dindin....so trust me - you can make this....she was like 12.....ha ha. Ok I'm exaggerating, but I want to see if N-Ron reads this :) *****
Meatloaf Ronhovde style
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
3/4 cup oats
1/4 chopped onion
1 1/2 tsp salt and pepper
1 cup tomato juice
1 egg beaten
Mix together - form in ungreased loaf pan and bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 min.