OUR FAMILY'S FAVORITE MEAT LOAF

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This is the good ol' meat loaf I grew up with. I didn't think there was any other kind for years. I was kind of shocked when my mother admitted that she got the recipe from the Quaker Oats box. But who cares? It's easy and it's GOOD! I believe she often served it with baked beans on the side.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
ground beef (i use chuck)
3/4 c
quick-cooking oats
1/4 c
chopped onion
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1 c
tomato juice
1
egg, beaten

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Pack firmly into an ungreased loaf pan.
2Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Pour off any grease.
3Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.

I like mine with a little ketchup. Some like A-1, mustard, or even plain.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Protein, #hearty, #beefy