Nonni's Meatloaf

Joyce Newman


This meatloaf is pure comfort food, especially when served with mashed potatoes! My hubby loves meatloaf, so I have been working on perfecting a meatloaf recipe for years. He loves this one!


★★★★★ 4 votes

20 Min
50 Min


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2 large
eggs, beaten
1/4 c
1/2 c
tomato sauce
2/3 c
bread crumbs, fine-dry or crushed crackers
1 small
yellow onions, chopped fine
2 Tbsp
fresh parsley, chopped fine
1 tsp
salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste
3 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1 tsp
italian seasoning
2 lb
lean ground beef


1/4 c
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
dry mustard
2 dash(es)
worcestershire sauce
or use bottled bbq sauce, enough to cover top of meatlof

How to Make Nonni's Meatloaf


  • 1In a med-large bowl, combine eggs, tomato sauce, worchestershire sauce; stir in breadcrumbs or crackers, onion, parsley, garlic powder, salt, pepper, & Italian seasoning. Add ground meat; mix well. Hands work best.
  • 2Pat meat mixture into a 8x4x2 inch loaf pan. *Optional:(Anolon makes an awesome meatloaf pan for us meatloaf fans. A loaf pan with drain holes, that sits inside another loaf pan that catches the fat drippings!)
  • 3Bake at 350 degrees F oven for 35-40 minutes. Spoon off fat if necessary.
  • 4In a small bowl, combine ketchup, brown sugar, dry mustard, & worchestershire sauce.
    HINT:(Best to mix up the glaze while meatloaf is baking). Spread glaze over meatloaf and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 5Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. (This is a good time to whip up your mashed potatoes). Serve with mashed potatoes and niblet corn. And brown gravy if you like. Yum-Yum!

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About Nonni's Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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