Easy to Slice Meatloaf

"This is a basic no frill meatloaf for those of us who don't like a lot of "stuff" or ketchup in our meatloaf. My husband and I really like this."
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Ready In:
1hr 20mins




  • Mix well in order given.
  • Press into a greased 8X5X3" loaf pan.
  • Bake in oven at 350F for 50-60 minutes.
  • Allow meat loaf to stand for 5-10 minutes before slicing.

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  1. We love this recipe! So easy and tasty.
  2. I've never had a good recipe for meatloaf before. We really liked this one. And it smelled sooo good while it was cooking. Thank you, dcmac, I'll make this often.
  3. I am not really a meatloaf person, or an onion person, and I have never seen evaporated milk in meatloaf, but this was pretty good. I didn't have crackers, so I used Panko breadcrumbs, but other than that, I followed the recipe ingredients exactly. I was making oven-baked baby potatoes at the same time, so I kind of divided my baking sheet with tin foil, and just shaped it into a loaf on a baking pan (made for easier clean-up too!). I didn't even put any ketchup on it (which is what I usually do with meatloaf). I would probably cut the salt down to 1 tsp. or maybe even less if I made it again, as a personal preference. Made for Fall PAC 2012.
  4. LOVE THIS RECIPE! This makes great sandwiches, or can be used as a meat main dish. What I really like is the versatility! You can use the condiment(s) you like to accompany the sides you are serving, i.e, soy for Asian(or Hoisin, Chinese Mustard, etc.). If you want it American, serve with ketchup, BBQ sauce, or gravy. For Mex, top it with salsa and sour cream(cheese, jalapenos, etc.) I think there will be some sliced "some of this" in my freezer forever. Thanks for a ground beef recipe that will allow me to placate my palate daily with whatever I might be in the mood for. It is plain. It is simple. But, you can do whatever you want with it depending on your dining whim!
  5. A reliable, traditional meatloaf. We really enjoyed it. I used Ritz cracker crumbs.


  1. THIS WAS EXCELLENT!!!! I have tried many meatloaf recipes only to be disappointed or not fully satisfied. My family really enjoyed the flavor of this and it was so simple to make. The only change I made was to use whole wheat bread crumbs instead of cracker crumbs. Thanks for posting this. It is now my go-to recipe for meatloaf.


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