This amazing meatloaf recipe is inspired by the wonderful meatloaf my mother used to make as a child. Topped with ketchup, this recipe is pure comfort food bliss.
I’m sure I’m not alone in my love of meatloaf. It’s hard to find anyone that doesn’t like it.
As a child, it was a staple dinner in our house. I was a picky eater but I had no trouble devouring a plate of my mother’s perfect meatloaf.
If you want the best meatloaf recipe ever, then it all starts with the meat. You must use a lean ground beef or a lean ground turkey. Not too mention that eating lean meat is healthy for you.
We have been busy experimenting in the kitchen to bring you this classic meatloaf recipe. Through trial and error, we think we have it nailed. The main take away is a simple meatloaf is a great meatloaf.
How long to cook meatloaf?
One of the nice things about this amazing meatloaf recipe is that it can be prepared in a relatively short amount of time. Once made, it can be reheated for several days after. Traditional meatloaf recipes usually cook for 50-55 minutes at 350.
Best Meatloaf Recipe Ever
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1/2 tsp Fresh oregano
- 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
- .5 tbsp White Onion
- 2 Eggs
- 1/4 cup roma tomatoes
- 1/4 cup Pecorino Romano Cheese, grated
- 1 tbsp basil
- 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
- pinch Salt and Pepper
- 1/4 cup Ketchup
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
- Form mixture into a rectangular meatloaf baking pan.
- Add desired amount of ketchup and spread evenly.
- Cook for 50 minutes.