Best Meatloaf Ever
Here’s my family's all-time favorite recipe for meatloaf. This is the way your grandma made it, trust me on this. This is the recipe that made the house smell great, that went perfectly with mashed potatoes, and which you knew you could eat every day of your life and never get tired of it.
Cost: About $8
- 2 eggs
- 2/3 cup milk, whole or 2%
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 3 slices dry bread, crumbled finely
- 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup shredded carrot, extra fine, or chopped in blender for picky eaters
- 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Whisk eggs, milk, salt, and pepper in large bowl. Add crumbled bread and stir until dissolved.
Mix ground beef, chopped onion, Cheddar cheese, and carrot into bread mixture.
Transfer to a 9x5-inch loaf pan. Press firmly into pan.
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, ketchup, and mustard. Spread over meat mixture.
Bake until no longer pink in the center, for an hour. Check at one hour with an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center. It should read 160 F. Do not over bake. Servings: 6
Calories: 494kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 1192mg | Potassium: 500mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 2145IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 243mg | Iron: 3mg