Classic Easy Meatloaf

Posted: September 8

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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There’s nothing quite like some homemade meatloaf. Classic Easy Meatloaf is the epitome of a delicious comfort meal! Tender beef is seasoned with onion, bread crumbs, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and more for an entree that is succulent and full of flavor. Classic Easy Meatloaf is savory and hearty, and it can be served with mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, or any other home-cooked country-style side of your choice!


• 1 pound ground beef, 90% lean • 1 cup bread crumbs, dried • 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced • 1/2 cup milk • 1 large egg, beaten • 2 tablespoons ketchup • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce • 1 teaspoon dried parsley leaves • 3/4 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper • 1/4 cup ketchup • 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

In a large bowl, add the beef, bread crumbs, onion, milk, egg, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, salt, garlic powder, and pepper.

Step 3

Use your hands to mush and mix the meat mixture together until well combined, being careful not to overmix.

Step 4

Add the meat mixture to a loaf pan and pat the meat down into an even layer.

Step 5

In a small bowl, add the ketchup, brown sugar, and vinegar, stir to combine.

Step 6

Pour the sauce on top of the meatloaf and spread it into an even layer.

Step 7

Bake uncovered for 55 minutes.

Step 8

Let the meatloaf rest for 8-10 minutes before serving to prevent it from falling apart.

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