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Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf with All Purpose Rub

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Savor the Smoky Deliciousness of this Unforgettable Meatloaf Recipe

Try this mouthwatering smoked meatloaf recipe infused with the rich and smoky flavors of Revolution Barbecue All Purpose Rub. Wrapped in crispy bacon and glazed with a delicious ketchup and Worcestershire sauce, it’s the perfect comfort food for any occasion. Recipe by Glenn Connaughton. Read more about Glenn here.

Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf with All Purpose Rub

Smoked Meatloaf

Meatloaf is a beloved comfort food that brings back memories of family dinners and cozy gatherings. It's a dish that's been passed down from generation to generation and is cherished for its heartwarming flavors and simplicity. This smoked meatloaf recipe takes that classic comfort food to the next level, infusing it with a rich and smoky flavor that will have your taste buds dancing with delight.
The key to this recipe is the Revolution Barbecue All Purpose Rub, which adds a depth of flavor to the meatloaf that is truly unique. This versatile blend of premium spices and herbs, including paprika, garlic, onion, chili powder, and cayenne pepper, elevates the flavor of the ground beef to new heights. Its balance of savory and sweet notes perfectly complements the glaze made with ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar.
The bacon-wrapped meatloaf not only adds a delicious smokiness, but it also provides a crispy texture that's irresistible. It's a dish that's perfect for any occasion, whether it's a cozy family dinner or a backyard barbecue with friends. This smoked meatloaf recipe is sure to become a new family favorite that will be passed down for generations to come.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Servings


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup Revolution Barbecue All Purpose Rub
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 4-6 slices of bacon thin sliced bacon


  • Preheat your smoker to 250°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, breadcrumbs, milk, eggs, diced onion, diced green bell pepper, diced red bell pepper, and Revolution Barbecue All Purpose Rub. Mix everything together with your hands until well combined.
  • Form the mixture into a loaf and place it on a wire rack. Then, wrap the bacon slices around the meatloaf, tucking them underneath the loaf to hold them in place.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar to make the glaze.
  • Brush the glaze generously over the entire surface of the meatloaf.
  • Place the meatloaf on the smoker and cook for 2-3 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 160°F.
  • Remove the meatloaf from the smoker and let it rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing and serving.


The combination of the savory Revolution Barbecue All Purpose Rub and the sweet glaze made with ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar will create a delicious and unique flavor profile. The addition of the bacon will add some extra smokiness and a crispy texture to the meatloaf. Enjoy your delicious smoked meatloaf with your favorite sides!
Keyword Bacon-wrapped meatloaf, BBQ meatloaf recipe, Comfort food recipe, Revolution Barbecue All Purpose Rub, Smoked meatloaf recipe
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