Easy Old Fashioned Meatloaf

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

No fancy ingredients here... Not like we need another meatloaf recipe, but I figured I'd should post my Grandma's for people like me who like a quick easy meatloaf without a lot of fuss. Most of the meatloaves I saw here had things I'd never even consider putting in a meatloaf! :) At times I will substitute the onion with approx. 1/4 cup dried onion flakes. I also have substituted the garlic with garlic powder. I've never tried making it with horseradish. (I was a notoriously picky eater as a kid so I don't think Grandma put it in when I came to visit either.) I usually don't bother beating the egg... (Boy do I sound lazy! Don't tell Mom! LOL!) I've only recently started putting ketchup on the top before baking, so I don't think it's necessary to keep the meatloaf moist. Mom used to use her own dried bread crumbs, but I use the plain storebought kind. I haven't been adventurous enough to try any flavored bread crumbs... Make sure lean ground beef is used otherwise the meatloaf can get too greasy and/or bubble over the pan while baking. I also recommend checking the center to make sure it's done. On occasion it has taken over an hour to bake.

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Directions

  1. Thoroughly mix all ingredients.
  2. Shape in loaf pan.
  3. Cover with more ketchup if desired.
  4. Bake one hour at 350 degrees.
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5 5

Lots of flavor, one of our favorite meatloaves. Made for Name that Ingredient.

5 5

mmm one of the best meatloaves we've had, lots of flavour, the horseradish really makes this recipe and gives it a nice little bite.. we loved it!! and it made fantastic sandwiches for lunch the next day. Thanks for posting, will be making it again.