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Meatloaf Like Mom Used to Make

Meatloaf Like Mom Used to MakeThe ultimate comfort food—meatloaf. Easy, delicious and feeds a crowd on a budget. Serve with roasted potatoes and carrots.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. Shape beef mixture into a loaf approximately 8x5-inches. Place loaf on rack in open roasting pan, or into a bread loaf pan.
  3. Spread remaining 1/4 cup ketchup over top of loaf.
  4. 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.