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The Best Meatloaf

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"I have used this recipe for 30 years. My husband loves it and he is picky."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 288 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch loaf pan.
  2. Combine milk and soft bread crumbs in a small bowl and allow to soften, about 5 minutes.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, salt, pepper, egg, 3 tablespoons steak sauce, chopped onion, and green bell pepper. Add bread crumb mixture, and mix with your hands until all ingredients are combined.
  4. Pat the the mixture into the prepared loaf pan. Brush the top with additional steak sauce.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour or until done. Allow to stand 5 minutes before slicing.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Use about 2 slices of bread, torn into pieces, for the soft bread crumbs.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 288 calories; 17.9 g fat; 10.1 g carbohydrates; 20.9 g protein; 101 mg cholesterol; 867 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was a tasty and moist meatloaf that the whole family loved. I too used stuffing mix instead of bread crumbs. One note on that: If you use stuffing mix, decrease the amount of salt you put i...

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Five stars alone just for the addition of the steak sauce (I used A-1) which was a unique and quite tasty addition, but unfortunately it was not enough to carry the meatloaf. This needs a lot of...

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This was a tasty and moist meatloaf that the whole family loved. I too used stuffing mix instead of bread crumbs. One note on that: If you use stuffing mix, decrease the amount of salt you put i...

This really is the best meatloaf! It's not bland like most meatloaf recipes. I used a very lean meat ground meat, it was so moist! Good-bye dry meat loaf! I raised the servings to 8, added two...

My family LOVED this recipe and I will make it again. I used canned italian bread crumbs and A-1. Have made it twice and it's been great both times. For those who had problems with crumbling, a ...

I hate meatloaf, but I really liked this way. Followed the recipe except I didn't put green peppers in it, since I don't like them...turned out great!!

Finally. A meatloaf that tastes like a meatloaf is supposed to. I have tried a bunch of recipes, and none were quite right (none were even close to my mom's). This was the one. I did read re...

This recipe is absolutely awesome. Now I made a few changes but this is THE BEST recipe I've found for meatloaf and TRUST ME I've tried a more than I can count. Here are the changes/additions I...

I have never liked meatloaf but my dad wanted meatloaf for supper , so I figured I would try this one because it actually sounded good, with the onions and green peppers. It came out fantastic, ...

This is the meatloaf I was raised on. Only thing Mom did differently was omit the salt. This is a solid meatloaf that won't fall apart when you go to cut it and it makes great meatloaf sandwiche...

Five stars alone just for the addition of the steak sauce (I used A-1) which was a unique and quite tasty addition, but unfortunately it was not enough to carry the meatloaf. This needs a lot of...