Classic Meatloaf Recipe


1½ lbs ground beef
¾ cup quick oatmeal
¾ cup milk
1 egg
½ cup onion, finely diced (or grate it if your kids will freak out if they see a piece of onion)
1¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
⅓ cup ketchup
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp mustard

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 1 hour 20 mins
Total time 1 hour 35 mins


Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Combine ground beef, oatmeal, milk, egg, onion, salt and pepper in a medium sized mixing bowl. Using your hand, incorporate everything into the meat. This only takes 30 seconds or so, you do not want to over mix.
Transfer meat into a large loaf pan and press it down evenly into the pan.
Mix ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard in a small bowl. Pour over meatloaf.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes
Remove from oven and drain off excess grease. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
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