Family Favorite Meatloaf

Suzanne Russom


I received this recipe from a friend and with a few tweaks over the years, I have perfected it so much that now even my husband can get out the recipe and make this one. My now-grown children have called and asked for this recipe and I think this one is officially one of those that will be passed down through the family. I hope you enjoy this as much as we do.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
2 Hr


  • 3 lbs
    ground beef
  • 2
  • 1
    medim onion, diced
  • 2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 - 8 oz can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 1/4 c
  • 3 c
    corn flakes, crushed after measuring. 1 c. crushed

  • 1 - 8 oz can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 1 can(s)
  • 2 Tbsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    splenda blend brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    prepared yellow mustard

How to Make Family Favorite Meatloaf


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
    Into a large bowl combine ground beef, eggs, diced onion, tomato sauce, ketchup, garlic salt, pepper and crushed corn flakes. Mix well.
  2. Pour out the meatloaf into a 9 x 13 baking dish and form into a large loaf making an indentation in the top of the meatloaf for the sauce. (see photo)
  3. Now make the sauce. Whisk all the sauce ingredients together: tomato sauce, water, vinegar, splenda brown sugar and mustard
  4. Pour the sauce over the meatloaf in your pan.
  5. Make sure you get some in the indentation on top of the meatloaf.
  6. Cover with foil and bake 2 hours. BASTE OCCASIONALLY! Remove foil during the last 30 minutes to allow the sauce to thicken.
  7. Remove from oven and let sit uncovered for 5 minutes before cutting.

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About Family Favorite Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Beef Meatloafs

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