Denise's Meatloaf

Denise's Meatloaf

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Denise Van Dyne


I came up with this recipe about 20 years ago, just combining many things that I loved into one meatloaf. Meatloaf is such a comfort food - how can you go wrong? Lots of good flavors, moist, stick-to-your-ribs goodness!


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20 Min
1 Hr 15 Min


  • 1 lb
    lean hamburger
  • 1 lb
    jimmy dean sausage
  • 1 large
  • 1/2 c
    cream or half -n-half
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    fresh cracked pepper
  • 1/2 c
    diced yellow onion
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 c
    good grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    good dijon mustard
  • 3/4 c
    pepper jelly
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
    italian flavored breadcrumbs or crushed ritz crackers

How to Make Denise's Meatloaf


  1. Mix together breadcrumbs, spices and dry ingredients. Separately mix wet ingredients minus meat. Add to dry ingredients. When fully blended, add meat. Using hands, mix gently. Form into loaf on 9x13 dish. Mix together jelly, cumin, and honey. Bake covered in 350 oven for 45 minutes. Spread sauce on top of meatloaf, bake another 30 minutes uncovered. Remove from oven, cool 10 minutes.

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About Denise's Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Beef Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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