Gruyere Stuffed American Wagyu Meatloaf

This gruyere stuffed Wagyu meatloaf recipe is not your mom's meatloaf! Wagyu ground beef makes a tasty meatloaf - especially stuffed with gruyere cheese.

Type: American

Prep Time: 30 minutes00:30

Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes01:30

Total Time: 2 hours02:00

wagyu stuffed meatloaf recipe


Gruyere Stuffed American Wagyu Meatloaf

3 pounds Imperial American Wagyu Ground Beef
1 cup yellow onion
½ cup celery
½ cup poblano pepper
3 eggs
5 cloves garlic
1 cup panko crumbs
½ cup milk
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons oregano leaves
2 teaspoons salt
4 tablespoons ketchup
⅓ pound gruyere cheese

Meatloaf Sauce

¾ cup ketchup
2 tablespoons cane syrup
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons minced garlic
½ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400F degrees.
  2. Place onion, celery, poblano, and garlic in food processor and chop until small diced.
  3. Drain excess liquid from vegetables and place in mixing bowl with ground beef.
  4. Add remaining ingredients except the cheese and mix by hand until well incorporated.
  5. Be sure not to over mix or it will change the texture of your meatloaf.
  6. Line a 6-inch x 12-inch pan with a piece of parchment paper at the bottom to keep meatloaf from sticking.
  7. Place half of the meat mixture in bottom of pan and pat firmly to fill entire bottom of pan.
  8. Slice cheese and place in center of meat mixture.
  9. Top with remaining meat and be sure to push any air out of center of meat by using your hand and tapping pan on the counter.
  10. Bake in oven uncovered for 45-50 minutes.
  11. For the sauce, mix all ingredients together.
  12. Remove from oven and top with meatloaf sauce and place back in oven uncovered.
  13. Bake for an additional 25-30 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 160F degrees.
  14. Remove from oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

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