Meatloaf 101

Janis Reeves


This recipe came out of curiosity. I had often wondered why milk was added to so many meatloaf recipes. Well I found out why. It adds a moisture and almost creaminess to it. So moist and tender. I also make mine in single sized loaves. Makes for easy clean up and easy lunches the next day.


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20 Min
1 Hr


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2 lb
80/20 ground beef
1 small
yellow onion - chopped
1 1/2 c
bread crumbs
1 1/2 c
1/3 c
fresh parsley chopped
2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper


1/2 c
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce

How to Make Meatloaf 101


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place a baking rack on a foil lined cookie sheet.
  • 2In a small bowl place bread crumbs and milk to soak just until most of the milk is absorbed. In a 2nd small bowl mix together TOPPING ingredients.
  • 3In a large bowl combine beef, onion, parsley, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper. Mix with clean hands until well combined
  • 4Divide meat in to 4 equal portions and place on baking rack. Top with ketchup mixture. Bake for 45-1 hour. Loaves are done when internal temp is 170 degrees.

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About Meatloaf 101

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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