A classic comfort food that just hits the spot every time! Original Recipe found here and tweaked to my liking.


  • 2 Lbs Ground Beef, 85% or 90% lean
  • 1 Med Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tbsp Ketchup
  • 3 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 3/4 Cup Italian Breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 Cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Salt, or to taste
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 Tsp Ground Black pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Paprika
  • —- Roughly 1/2 Cup Ketchup for topping to be baked on as a sauce

Cooking Directions

  1. Prep a 9”x5” loaf pan and preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large bowl, add all of the ingredients for the meatloaf. Mix well to combine.
  3. Add meat to the loaf pan, gently press meat down and shape evenly and bake meatloaf at 375˚F for 40 minutes.
  4. Spread Ketchup over meatloaf then return to oven and bake additional 15-20 minutes or until the internal temperature is 160˚F. Rest meatloaf 10 minutes before slicing. Drizzle with baking juices from the pan.  

1 Comments on “Meatloaf”

  1. Pingback: Meatloaf — Drell Family Cookbook | My Meals are on Wheels

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