Moist Meatloaf Rhonda's

Rhonda E!


This is my favorite way to cook meatloaf, I like my meatloaf moist and I love meatloaf sandwiches, so after trial & error this is how I get it that way.
This recipe works great with regular ground beef and 86% lean ground beef,*Note What I experienced with ground beef that is 96% lean you will need to sauté: The onion, celery,& garlic because this grade of meat cooks to fast for the veggies to cook inside the meatloaf.


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15 Min
45 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    onions, small white
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1 stalk(s)
  • 1/2 c
    rolled oates
  • 1 1/2 c
    dried bread croutons
  • 1 large
    garlic clove crushed
  • ·
    bellpepper chopped

How to Make Moist Meatloaf Rhonda's


  1. Gather Your Ingredients.
  2. Add hamburger, onion, egg, salt & pepper to taste, garlic, sage, & celery. Mix with hands completely.
  3. Pour 1/2 of the can of tomato sauce in the mixture and reserve the other 1/2 for the top of the meatloaf in the last 15 min of cooking.
  4. Mix in the rolled oats.
  5. Now mix in the bread croutons. There should be a lot of bread croutons to meat ratio. This makes it moist. I use homemade croutons.
  6. Put in an 8 X 8 inch Pan and form a loaf.
  7. Bake Covered at 375 degree oven for 45 min. *Note using 96% lean ground beef your cooking time will be considerably less. About 30 min.
  8. When you check your meatloaf about 20-25 min later add the other 1/2 can of tomato sauce. And remove the cover. And bake for the last 15 min of cooking.

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About Moist Meatloaf Rhonda's

Course/Dish: Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Kosher, Low Sodium

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