Homestyle Meatloaf Without the Ketchup!

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a meatloaf recipe I came up with because I don't like to put ketchup in my meatloaf (though you certainly could). This recipe got rave reviews from my family. It is great served with garlic mashed potatoes and salad!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, onion, garlic, and crackers.
  3. Add 10 oz. V8 vegetable juice (1/2 a can), eggs, salt, pepper, and canned diced tomatoes.
  4. Knead all ingredients until they are thoroughly dispersed.
  5. Put mixture into a loaf pan.
  6. Spoon tomato sauce evenly over the top. I also add a bit more V8 vegetable juice to the top.
  7. Bake for 1 hour or until the middle is thoroughly cooked.
  8. Cut into slices and serve.

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