Burger layer ‘cake’: Quick vintage recipe for a creative meatloaf dinner

Burger layer cake Quick vintage meatloaf recipe

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If you’re looking for a new way to make meatloaf, this retro-style burger layer ‘cake’ might just be the dinner idea you want!

This ’70s recipe not only looks delicious and different with some colorful vegetables on top and inside, but it’s also quick to make. The meat layers need to bake for just 10 minutes!

Burger layer cake Quick vintage meatloaf recipe

Burger layer 'cake'

Yield: Serves 6
Prep Time: 13 minutes
Cook Time: 17 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons catsup
  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 6 teaspoons Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce, divided
  • 2 pounds ground lean beef
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced onions
  • 1 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 can (4 oz.) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 tomato, diced


  1. Combine eggs, catsup, bread crumbs, 1-1/2 tsp. salt and 5 tsp. Worcestershire sauce.
  2. Add meat; mix lightly. Divide mixture in half.
  3. Shape each half into 8-inch circle. Place on lightly-greased jelly-roll pan.
  4. Bake in preheated 450 F oven 10 minutes.
  5. Heat oil in skillet. Add onions, green pepper and mushrooms; saute 5 minutes.
  6. Add tomato, 1 tsp. Lea & Perrins and 1/2 tsp. salt; cook 2 minutes longer.
  7. Sandwich half of the vegetables between meat rounds. Top with remaining vegetables.
  8. Serve in wedges.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 516Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 197mgSodium: 1020mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 2gSugar: 7gProtein: 48g

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