Blue Plate Meatloaf

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by kittycatmom

Traditional meatloaf with a homemade tomato sauce. from T O H recipe book.

Top Review by Outta Here

Pure comfort food! The meatloaf by itself is great and the sauce is an added bonus. Baking the sauce gives it a richer flavor than just simmering on the stove. The only change I made, was to use ground turkey for half of the ground beef, to cut some of the fat. This will be made again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion, celery and garlic in oil until tender; cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, ketchup, crumbs, parsley, salt, pepper, nutmeg and onion mixture. Crumble beef over mixture; mix well.
  3. Shape into a loaf. Place in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 1 to 1 1/4 hours or until no pink remains and a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees.
  4. Meanwhile, combine sauce ingredients; pour into an ungreased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  5. Let meat loaf stand for 10 minutes before slicing; serve with sauce.

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