Martha's Mom's Meatloaf

Recipe by CountryLady
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 375°.
  • Place bread in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade; pulse until fine crumbs form.
  • Transfer to a medium bowl, add ground beef& mix well.
  • Place onion, garlic, celery, carrots& parsley in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade; pulse until fine.
  • Add to meat mixture and, using hands, mix well.
  • Add egg, 1/2 cup ketchup, 2 teaspoons dry mustard, salt, and pepper; use hands to combine thoroughly.
  • Place in an 8 1/2-by-4 1/2-by-2 1/2-inch loaf pan.
  • Combine remaining 1/2 cup ketchup, remaining teaspoon dry mustard, and brown sugar in a bowl; stir until smooth.
  • Brush mixture over meatloaf; place in the oven over a baking pan set on the rack below to catch drippings.
  • Cook until a meat thermometer inserted in the center reads 160°, about 90 minutes.
  • Check after 60 minutes and if the top is getting too dark, cover with foil, and continue baking.
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