Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

I have never cared for meatloaf - that is until I discovered that it does NOT have to have ketchup smeared on top!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs ground beef (I prefer a leaner cut like ground sirlon or chuck)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup seasoned croutons
  • 2 (1 1/4 ounce) packages brown gravy mix (My favorite is made by Knorr)


  1. Mix ingredients by smooshing them together with your hands - messy, but necessary.
  2. Bake at 350 F approximately 1 hour. Meat should be fully done in center.
  3. Hide the ketchup from the traditionalists.


Most Helpful

This is one o blandest meatloafs I have ever had. I definitely needed onion and maybe even bellpepper along with seasonings. I put some Lipton Onion soup mix over mine and it did help the gravy taste very flavorful, but the meatloaf was bland as I don't know what.

mizjmassie August 10, 2011

Looks great and simple and I love your sense of humor! Simple recipes are often the best.

Dad the cook October 25, 2009

This reciple is fabulous !!! My husband and I just loved it. It's a snap to put together as well. Thank you so much for this flavorful recipe.

Sherry & Carl April 30, 2008

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