Grilled Mini Meatloaf Stuffed Tomato

This is a perfect recipe if you’ve got garden tomatoes and ground beef you need to use and would like to turn it into something creative and epic for your guests!

Grilled Mini Meatloaf Stuffed Tomato


  • 1lb Ground Chuck
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Mozzarella
  • About 6 Tomatoes
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 Cup Bread Crumbs
  • 1/4 Cup Diced Onion
  • 1/4 Cup Diced Celery
  • 1-2 tspn Salt
  • 1 tspn Pepper
  • 1 tspn Garlic Powder
  • 6 Strips of Bacon
  • 1/3 Cup A1 Sauce
  • 1 tblspn BBQ Sauce


Combine your A1 and BBQ Sauce to create a sauce.

Combine beef, cheese, egg, bread crumbs, onion, celery, salt, pepper, and garlic.


Take the tops off of your tomatoes and hollow them out with a knife and spoon.


Stuff each tomato with your delicious magical meat mixture.


Wrap each tomato with 1 slice of bacon.  You are now popular.


Setup your grill for classic indirect heat.  If using charcoal, setup your coals on one side of the grill, leaving the opposite end clear.  If using propane, only light the burners on one side or one half of your grill, depending on the size.  Throw your wood chip box or foil smoke on the grates directly over the coals.  If you’re not familiar with using wood chips on your grill, click HERE to find out how.  It’s very easy!


Let your grill heat up to and maintain a 350 degree temperature.  Place your tomatoes opposite the heat, ensuring they are not directly over any coals or flames.  Look at that! – Now keep your grill lid closed!


After about 30 minutes, open your grill and check your tomatoes.  If the bacon is brown and the meatloaf is firming up, you’re ready to move forward.


Take your sauce mixture and coat your tomatoes thoroughly.  Close your grill and cook for another 3-5 minutes.


Remove from the grill and enjoy!


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