Lucye's Meatloaf

Lucye's Meatloaf Recipe

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Mary Becan


This was the meatloaf I grew up with (my mom's). My husband told me he did not like meatloaf.....but he loves mom's. Hope you and your family love it too. ****I have finely chopped mushrooms and added them to the meat mixture..... My sister has topped the meatloaf with bar-b q sauce.


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20 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


  • 1 lb
    hamburger meat, seasoned with seasoned meat tendorizer or your favoite seasonings
  • 2 pkg
    (sleves) saltine cracker crumbs
  • 1 large can(s)
    stewed tomatoes
  • 1 large can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    seasoned meat tenderizer

How to Make Lucye's Meatloaf


  1. In a large bowl, with your clean hands, mix together well the hamburger meat, seasoned meat tenderizer and 2 eggs.
  2. In a medium bowl drain the liquid from the stewed tomatoes and reserve for later use.
  3. Then mix the stewed tomatoes into the meat mixture.
  4. With hands shape meat mixture into a loaf. Transfer to well greased loaf pan.
  5. Mix tomatoe sauce with the liquid from stewed tomatoes and pour 1/4 th to 1/2 over meatloaf. Cover with foil or lid ( if pan has one) and Bake at 350 degees for 1 hour. Remove foil or lid and let brown 15 - 20 min.
  6. Take remaining sauce and heat in small pan and drizzle over meatloaf slices.

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About Lucye's Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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