Bacon-Topped Meat Loaf

Ingredients

* 1/2 cup chili sauce

* 2 eggs, lightly beaten

* 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

* 1 medium onion, chopped

* 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

* 2/3 cup dry bread crumbs

* 1/2 teaspoon salt

* 1/4 teaspoon pepper

* 2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)

* 2 bacon strips, halved

Directions

* In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into a loaf in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with bacon.

* Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 70-80 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Drain; let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 8 servings.