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Bourbon BBQ Bacon Meatloaf Sandwich

Delicious bacon topped meatloaf grilled in a Bourbon BBQ Sauce and topped off with onion straws makes this Bourbon BBQ Bacon Meatloaf Sandwich a hearty meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 sandwiches
Calories: 753kcal



  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbs minced onion
  • 1/3 cup bbq sauce your favorite
  • 3 slices bacon
  • Onion Rolls
  • Sliced cheese


  • 1 cup bbq sauce favorite kind
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3-4 Tbs bourbon


  • 1 large onion
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 Tbs seasoning salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Mix all your meatloaf ingredients together in bowl and place in baking pan and top lengthwise with and cook for about 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, slice your onions very thin* and add your buttermilk to a bowl.
  • Place your onions in buttermilk and set aside.
  • Once meatloaf is done remove from oven and let cool until able to be handled.
  • In sauce pan add your BBQ sauce ingreidients, bring to boil, once boiling reduce heat to simmer and continute to cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Preheat your deepfryer to 375.
  • In bowl add your flour, seasoning salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper.
  • In 2 batches take half of your onions and dip it in your flour mixture then place in deep fryer for a few minutes until golden, repeat and set aside on paper towel lined plate to cool.
  • In skillet add about 1/2-1 cup bbq sauce and place meatloaf on top and heat on medium-high meat and grill your meatloaf slices in batches until bbq sauce starts to coat outside of meatloaf and thickens.
  • Top with cheese slices until melted, place on buns, top with onion straws and serve!


We like to use our mandolin to slice our onions to our desired thinness.


Calories: 753kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 146mg | Sodium: 2176mg | Potassium: 761mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 5.5mg