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The Best Classic Meatloaf Recipe

5 from 116 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 406
This traditional meatloaf recipe always comes out juicy and packed with flavor! The sweet and tangy sauce on top adds the perfect element of flavor in every bite!

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 large white onion (diced)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp garlic cloves (minced)
  • 4 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tbsp fresh parsley (finely chopped)
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Meatloaf Sauce

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp pepper (to taste)

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Spray a loaf plan with nonstick spray and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, onion, eggs, garlic, ketchup, Worchestershire sauce, parsley, breadcrumbs, milk, Italian seasoning, smoked paprika, salt and black pepper. Mix until well combined.
  • Place meatloaf mixture into prepared loaf pan. Bake at 375 F for 40 minutes.
  • Start preparing the meatloaf sauce. In a small mixing bowl, mix ketchup, white vinegar, brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Whisk until ingredients are well combined. Spread the meatloaf glaze on top when it has 15 minutes left to bake.
  • Let the meatloaf rest for 5 minutes. Top with fresh parsley and enjoy!
Calories: 406kcal
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American

Nutrition

Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 1231mg | Potassium: 556mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 519IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 3mg