Classic Meatloaf Recipe
 
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Lots of beefy goodness in this perfectly seasoned classic meatloaf. Topped with a tomato-based glaze that adds just the right amount of sweet and tart to this amazing comfort food.
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Comfort Food
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1½ lbs ground beef
  • ¾ cup quick oatmeal
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup onion, finely diced (or grate it if your kids will freak out if they see a piece of onion)
  • 1¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ⅓ cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp mustard
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine ground beef, oatmeal, milk, egg, onion, salt and pepper in a medium sized mixing bowl. Using your hand, incorporate everything into the meat. This only takes 30 seconds or so, you do not want to over mix.
  3. Transfer meat into a large loaf pan and press it down evenly into the pan.
  4. Mix ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard in a small bowl. Pour over meatloaf.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and drain off excess grease. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  7. If you like this meatloaf recipe, do yourself a favor and try my WORLDS EASIEST SLOPPY JOE RECIPE. You will LOVE it!
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at https://reallifedinner.com/classic-meatloaf-recipe-just-like-mom-used-to-make/