Meatloaf Like Mom Used to Make
The ultimate comfort food—meatloaf. Easy, delicious and feeds a crowd on a budget. Serve with roasted potatoes and carrots.
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
3/4 cup ketchup - divided use
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1 large egg, slightly beaten
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- In a bowl combine ground beef, 1/2 cup ketchup, bread crumbs, egg, onion, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, garlic salt and pepper. Mix lightly, but thoroughly.
- Shape beef mixture into a loaf approximately 8x5-inches. Place loaf on rack in open roasting pan, or into a bread loaf pan.
- Spread remaining 1/4 cup ketchup over top of loaf.
- Bake in a preheated 350°F (175°C) oven for 1 hour. Check for doneness with an instant read thermometer. Internal temperature should be 160°F (70°C).
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.