Meatloaf

There's a reason it's a classic. Great taste never goes out of style. Make this time-tested, can't miss meatloaf the centerpiece of your next family get-together.

  • 1 hr
    15 min
  • 6
    SERVINGS
  • 219
    Cal
  • 25 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

Meatloaf:
  • 1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Topping:
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

Cooking:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Measure 1/4 cup tomato sauce; combine with topping ingredients. Set aside.

  2. Combine remaining tomato sauce with remaining meatloaf ingredients in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.

  3. Shape beef mixture into 8 x 4-1/2-inch loaf on rack in broiler pan. Spread topping over meatloaf. Bake in 350°F oven 1 hour, until instant-read thermometer inserted into center registers 160°F.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  4. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Cut into slices.

    Four-Pepper Meatloaf Variation: Prepare meatloaf as above, adding 1/3 cup finely chopped green bell pepper, 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper and 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper to Ground Beef mixture. 

    Picadillo-Style Meatloaf Variation: Prepare meatloaf as above, omitting thyme and adding 1/3 cup finely chopped green bell pepper, 1/4 cup raisins, 1 teaspoon ground cumin and 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed, to Ground Beef mixture.

Nutrition Information

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