How to Make Classic Meatloaf
 
 
Ingredients
  • LOAF
  • 1½ - 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 large clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ⅓ cup ketchup
  • 1 cup dried (or fresh if you don't have dried) breadcrumbs OR you can also use cracker crumbs.
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • TOPPING
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • ⅓ cup ketchup
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
  2. In a large bowl, combine the beef, eggs, onion, garlic, milk, ketchup and bread OR cracker crumbs. Season with salt (if you use salted crackers, don't add too much salt) and pepper.
  3. Place in a lightly greased 5x9 inch loaf pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 60 minutes. Remove from oven and if necessary, carefully drain any fat.
  5. Spread reserved topping over meatloaf
  6. Continue baking for approximately 10 more minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees F.
  7. Let sit, covered, for 15 minutes before slicing.
Recipe by Older Mommy Still Yummy at https://oldermommystillyummy.com/how-to-make-classic-meatloaf/