Homestyle Meatloaf

Homestyle Meatloaf

Homestyle Meatloaf

There’s something undeniably comforting about a slice of Homestyle Meatloaf straight from the oven. This classic dish embodies the warmth of home-cooked meals and the nostalgia of family gatherings. The hearty aroma of seasoned ground beef combined with the tenderness of the breadcrumbs and the slight caramelized sweetness of the ketchup topping takes you back to cherished moments around the dinner table.


  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅓ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar


  1. Mix the ground beef, chopped onion, breadcrumbs, milk, eggs, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Shape the mixture into a loaf and place it in a baking dish.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the ketchup and brown sugar. Spread this mixture over the meatloaf.
  4. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for about 1 hour or until the meatloaf is cooked through.
  5. Let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 1 hour

Yield: 6 servings

Homestyle Meatloaf is a timeless recipe that brings families together with its rich flavors and comforting textures.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 18g | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 20g

A slice of Homestyle Meatloaf is more than just a dish; it’s a slice of tradition, a taste of home. The process of mixing the ingredients, shaping the loaf, and waiting for it to bake can transport you back to simpler times. As you savor each bite, the blend of flavors and the heartiness of the meatloaf remind you of the importance of sharing meals with loved ones. This recipe isn’t just about following steps; it’s about creating lasting memories, one delicious slice at a time.

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