Grilled Barbecue Bacon Meatloaf Sandwich

Melanie Makes

Grilled Barbecue Bacon Meatloaf Sandwiches will satisfy even the biggest appetites! Top savory, homemade meatloaf with crispy bacon and a runny fried egg for a sandwich that bursts with flavor.

  • Serves 6
  • Total Time: 2 hours
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook/Bake Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes



  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 6-8 bacon slices


  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • 12 slices Texas toast
  • 6 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 6 large eggs
  • 5 ounces arugula
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce



  • In a large bowl, combine beef, breadcrumbs, egg, barbecue sauce, garlic, salt and onion.
  • Form into a loaf and place on three layers of aluminum foil, folding up edges to create tray for grilling.
  • Drizzle loaf with remaining barbecue sauce.
  • Layer bacon slices over meatloaf diagonally, tucking ends under loaf.
  • Grill over indirect heat for one hour or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees.
  • Remove from heat and tent with aluminum foil and allow to rest for 20 minutes before slicing.


  • Meanwhile, fry eggs according to personal preference.
  • To assemble sandwiches, place a handful of arugula on top of one piece of Texas toast.
  • Top with a slice of cheese, a thick slice of meatloaf, additional barbecue sauce, if desired, onions and an egg.
  • Place an additional piece of Texas toast on top.
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