Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Meatloaf recipe adapted from Don't Panic Dinner's in the Freezer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil and cook onion until soft, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and thyme and cook 1 minute more; set aside.
  2. Combine milk, egg, and ketchup. Stir in bread crumbs, salt, and pepper. Crumble in meats and add onion mixture. Stir until well combined.
  3. Freeze meat into loaves, using foil and plastic wrap method.
  4. On serving day, thaw loaf and place in baking dish.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.
  6. If desired poor 1/2 cup ketchup mixed with brown sugar over meatloaf during the last half hour of baking.


Most Helpful

Thank you! This was a huge hit with me and I will definitely make it again, I added the ketchup not the brown sugar.

syoungdent May 23, 2010

Thank you for posting this! I LOVE that book and the meatloaf is my favorite! Sadly I don't have the book on hand at the moment and am making meatloaf. Though I always make it as written, an adaption will work just as well right now. You're a life saver! :)

Denise Nachtigal February 01, 2010

Delicious! This is my favorite meatloaf recipe.

Laursaurus February 27, 2009

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