Family Style Meatloaf

Debbie Sue


This family favorite came from my mother in-law. Over the years, I have made a couple of minor changes, to make it even better! This is pure comfort food at it's best! Love it served with mashed potatoes and green beans. I hope you give our meatloaf a try :)


★★★★★ 2 votes

Your family
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 2 lb
    ground round or chuck (i like round)
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped fine
  • 3
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • ·
    saltine cracker crumbs, 38 crackers for the mixture, and 12 crackers for the topping
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Family Style Meatloaf


  1. Mix above ingredients together.
    Everything but the cracker crumbs for the topping.
  2. Place the mixture in a loaf pan, and pat into place.
    Top with reserved cracker crumbs, dot with a little butter, and splash with a little milk.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees, for 1 1/2 hours, or internal temperature reaches 155 degrees.
  4. Let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.


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About Family Style Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids Heirloom

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