Mary's Meatloaf


This meatloaf recipe is the only one I use now because my family loves it, and it is very easy to make.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • garlic powder to taste

  • 6 slices white bread, cut into cubes

  • ½ cup milk

  • 1 egg

  • 3 tablespoons yellow mustard, divided

  • ½ cup ketchup, divided

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a large bowl, thoroughly mix ground beef, onion, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Mix in bread, milk, egg, 2 tablespoons mustard and 1/4 cup ketchup.

  3. Press the meat mixture into a 9x5-inch loaf pan. In a small bowl, stir together remaining mustard, ketchup and brown sugar; pour on top of the meat loaf.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center reads 165 degrees F (74 degrees C), about 2 hours.

    close up view of sliced Meatloaf in a loaf pan
    Allrecipes Magazine

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

450 Calories
26g Fat
28g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 450
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 118mg 39%
Sodium 582mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 5mg 23%
Calcium 94mg 7%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 501mg 11%

* 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.

You’ll Also Love