family favorite meatloaf

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Suzanne Russom
from Millington, TN

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 Review
serves 4-6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For family favorite meatloaf

  • 3 lbs
    ground beef
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1
    medim onion, diced
  • 2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 - 8 oz can
    tomato sauce
  • 1/4 c
    ketchup
  • 3 c
    corn flakes, crushed after measuring. 1 c. crushed
  • FOR THE SAUCE
  • 1 - 8 oz can
    tomato sauce
  • 1 can
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    splenda blend brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    prepared yellow mustard
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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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