Cooking with Love: Grandma’s Classic Meatloaf

Cooking with Love: Grandma’s Classic Meatloaf

Cooking is a wonderful way to express love, and this recipe for Grandma’s Classic Meatloaf is the embodiment of that sentiment. Passed down through generations, this timeless dish is a hearty, comforting meal that will warm your heart and fill your belly.


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, milk, ketchup, chopped onion, minced garlic, parsley, eggs, salt, and black pepper. Mix until well combined.
  3. Shape the mixture into a loaf and place it in a baking dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour or until the meatloaf is cooked through and the top is nicely browned.
  5. Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Grandma’s Classic Meatloaf is a timeless recipe that’s perfect for a cozy family dinner. Made with a blend of ground beef and pork, it’s moist, flavorful, and sure to become a family favorite.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 320, Fat: 15g, Carbohydrates: 18g, Protein: 27g

Cooking with love is what transforms a simple recipe into a cherished family tradition. As you savor each bite of this Classic Meatloaf, you’ll not only taste the deliciousness but also feel the warmth of generations of love that have gone into perfecting this dish. It’s a true taste of home, and I hope it brings as much joy to your family as it has to mine.

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