Cottage Meatloaf


Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
1 - 9x5 inch loaf



  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef

  • ½ cup ketchup

  • cup tomato juice

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • ¾ cup fresh bread crumbs

  • ¼ cup diced onion

  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard


  • ½ cup ketchup

  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard

  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a 9x5-inch loaf pan with aluminum foil.

  2. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, ketchup, tomato juice, salt, pepper, red pepper, eggs, bread crumbs, onion, and mustard for meatloaf until well mixed. Press meat mixture into the prepared pan.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine ketchup, mustard, and brown sugar for topping until smooth. Spread brown sugar mixture over meatloaf.

  4. Bake in preheated oven 35 to 45 minutes, until no longer pink. Drain off fat. Let rest 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

326 Calories
20g Fat
18g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 326
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 680mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 412mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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