Most Delicious Meatloaf Recipe Ever

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The Most Delicious Meatloaf Ever

You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for a delicious meatloaf recipe that will become a family favorite!

On my road trip through Montana, we stopped at a bakery cafe that had a meatloaf sandwich as the special. Yummmmmm…comfort food.  I just love a delicious meatloaf recipe.

“You can’t go wrong with relatively simple comfort food. It’s also about ease. Some cook to impress. I cook for people to enjoy the food.” Al Roker

The restaurant that we went to had 4 1/2 star Yelp rating – so it seemed so promising. The meatloaf was dry and bland. What a let-down! This prompted me to crave my recipe for meatloaf because it’s quite frankly…amazing. Bold statement, I know. But I do have many supporters. When the topic of my meatloaf sandwich came up – my niece and nephew asked my sister why she didn’t make her delicious meatloaf anymore because it was one of their favorite meals. Yes, you read that right – her meatloaf. My sister is a notorious recipe poacher.

For the rest of the road trip, I got to fantasize about my famous recipe. As soon as I got home I zipped to the store and my craving was cured. Today I’m giving you my special recipe for meatloaf. That’s right…yummy, juicy and downright delicious meatloaf.  Turkey can be substituted for the ground beef and it tastes just as fabulous.


The Most Delicious Meatloaf Ever

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: medium
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds grass-fed ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup dried minced onion
  • 2/3 cup organic wheat crackers
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups organic ketchup
  • 1/2 cup organic brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce (can anyone spell Worcestershire without looking it up?)

      Directions

      1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
      2. In a small bowl, mix the three ingredients for the ketchup mix (ketchup, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce) together and set aside.
      3. In a separate large bowl mix together the beef, eggs, dried onions, crushed wheat crackers, shredded cheese, salt and pepper to taste and 1/2 cup of the ketchup mix. Press meat mixture in a loaf pan. (Did you know that they have pans designed for draining grease and lifting out the meatloaf easily? Me neither. You can find them here.) Put 1/2 cup of the remaining ketchup mix on the top of the loaf.
      4. Bake the meatloaf at 350 degrees for 1 – 1 1/4 hours. For the best OVEN MITTS ever…go here.
      5. Use the remaining 1/2 cup of ketchup mix for dipping.

      The Most Delicious Meatloaf Ever

      The Most Delicious Meatloaf Recipe Ever

      The Most Delicious Meatloaf Recipe Ever

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      68 Comments

      Patty

      I made this for dinner, it was really delicious. Since I live alone I cut the ingredients in half, still had plenty left over. I’ll be making this again for sure!

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      Dren

      I make this pretty much the same way except I don’t use organic stuff or green grass fed cow. Tastes just as good. I mean, organic is fine but why fix something that isn’t broke?!

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      TLee Mitchell

      This is the only meatloaf I will ever make from now til eternity! So good and so easy to make! The next batch is going in the smoker!

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      Mary Gray

      Gonna give this a try tonight. If you set your meat loaf on top of a couple of slices of bread, it soaks up the grease!

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      Jacquie

      I’m going to use ground turkey. It’s a stretch but family prefers GT. Will add green peppers & onion. More to come

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      Cha

      I cooked this tonight but I didn’t add the sauce with the W. I am not familiar with that product. How ever I just want to say it smells delicious! I can’t wait to taste it!

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      MSS

      About to put in the oven as I type – excited to try this out! Also used some BBQ sauce (didn’t want to run out of ketchup – my little one is really into hot dogs with “dipping sauce” right now). Will let you know how it turns out!

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      Kit

      Making this tonight, all the kids are coming over for dinner so I’ll let you know how we liked it.

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      Sarah Bella

      Made this tonight. Smelled so good, I couldn’t wait to try it. Got rave reviews from the whole family. Finally a meatloaf that all enjoy!

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      Bonnie

      I seen your meat loaf recipe on pinterest and i can’t wait to try it. I have tried several recipes but they were not what i expected, I am excited about trying your recipe.

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      Jean

      10 out of 10. When i first saw the post i couldnt stop thinking about it. Made it tonight and i cant wait to make it again!! Lol

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      Sandy Carra

      I am making this for dinner tonight, can’t wait. Hubby is a big meatloaf lover, uses leftovers for sandwiches.

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      Robert

      Had saved this pin a couple of weeks ago and finally got around to making it last night. We loved it, and the leftover meatloaf grilled cheese sandwiches today were so good. Tried many recipes over the years and finally have a winner! Thank you

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      Holly

      I am using 3 pounds of meat. Should I add more of the other ingredients? Also I don’t have dried onions? Can I substitute onion powder, if so how much?

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      Becca

      I’m giving this a shot tonight! My hummus favorite meal is meatloaf and this will be the first time cooking for him! Wish me luck!

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      Beverly Landis

      I always take and tear slices of bread in half and lay them on the sides of my meatloaf…it soaks the grease up terrifically! And by the way, this recipe is simple and wonderful!!

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      Rhonda

      This is the third time I’ve made this meatloaf in the last two months. Needless to say my family loves it.

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      Cookie

      I’m having a guest for dinner tomorrow and wanted to make some delicious comfort food. I have several good meatloaf recipes, but can’t wait to try this one. The reviews are fabulous. Will let you know how it goes.

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      Lyndsay

      Do you do anything special to turn it into a sandwich? Specific toppings or a special bread? I love meatloaf and have been trying different sandwich twists lately.

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      Joanne

      My meatloaf special pan arrived today so winner winner Kelly’s meatloaf dinner…. today !! 😊

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      Jodi

      It has 10 minutes left in the oven, it smells great! Can’t wait to eat it. Thank you!

      Reply

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