Cottage Meatloaf

Amber Clark


My family loves this meatloaf recipe. My husband and his friends are always asking me to make it for dinner. Our son can almost eat a whole mini meatloaf to himself he enjoys it so much! A must for families and a comfort food.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
45 Min


  • 1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/2 lb
    ground italian sausage
  • 1/3 c
    tomato juice
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/8 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 c
    bread crumbs, italian seasoning
  • 1/2 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 c
    diced white onion
  • 1/4 c
    diced carrot
  • 1/4 c
    diced celery
  • 4 tsp
    fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp
    yellow mustard

  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    yellow mustard
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 4 pinch
    fresh chopped parsley

How to Make Cottage Meatloaf


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C)
  2. In a large bowl combine: ground beef, sausage, 1/2 cup ketchup, tomato juice, salt, pepper, red pepper, eggs, bread crumbs, onion, carrot, celery, 4 Tbsp worcestershire sauce,4 tsp parsley and, 2 tsp mustard until well mixed. Either line a 9x5 inch loaf pan with foil or use 4 mini pans. Then press mixture in.
  3. In a separate bowl combine 1/2 cup ketchup, 1 tsp mustard, 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce and, brown sugar until smooth. Spread brown sugar mixture over meatloaf. Sprinkle with parsley.
  4. Bake in preheated oven 45 to 55 minutes, until no longer pink. Drain off fat. Let rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

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About Cottage Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Beef Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy

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