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Ann's Sister's Meatloaf Recipe

Ann's Sister's Meatloaf Recipe

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"This is supposedly Ann Landers' sister's meatloaf recipe."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 10 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl combine the beef, eggs, crumbs, ketchup, MSG, water and soup mix. Mix well and spoon mixture into loaf pan. Cover with 2 strips of bacon, then cover with tomato sauce.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 25, 2003

My husband and mother absolutely loved this recipe. I did leave out the MSG and only put half a packet of onion soup mix. Will definately make again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 28, 2003

This was easy. i also left out the msg. It was ok but I will not make it again. I didn't like the bacon or the tomato sauce on top.

Jun 05, 2003

My family loved this one. It was nice and moist, but not too moist. I left out the bacon and the msg, and I substituted a mixture of ketchup and BBQ sauce for the outside of the loaf instead of tomato sauce.

Dec 04, 2003

This is probably the best meatloaf I have ever eaten!!! I like to add a little bit of Dale's Steak Seasoning for a touch of extra flavor!

Jan 05, 2004

Very good meatloaf. My husband loved it. I omitted the bacon and the whole can of tomato sauce would not fit over the loaf (I have an 8 cup loaf pan). I also used seasoned bread crumbs because that's all I had. It is a very moist meatloaf.

Dec 04, 2003

I really loved this recipe. Like just about everyone else, I omitted the MSG but followed the rest of the recipe to the letter. Not only was the meatloaf good when served with dinner, but the meatloaf sandwiches the next day were even better.

Oct 16, 2007

This is great, I do omit the MSG and depending on what we are having with it omit the tomato sauce. If we are having french fries, I top it with ketchup, if we are having mashed potatoes I leave it plain and heat up a jar of gravy. Also I shape it into a loaf in a 9x13 pan and add about a cup of water to the pan right before it goes in the oven, it helps keep it moist and the meatloaf doesn't stick and the grease is easier to drain out. Nice recipe!

Sep 30, 2003

I've always used this recipe minus the bacon on top. Really good with a little tomato sauce on top. I make it by sauteeing a bit of onion & bell pepper in bacon drippings then adding some tomato sauce, water, salt & pepper, and tabasco. Very good and very moist. My only meatloaf recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 510 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.1 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 157 mg
  • 52%
  • Fat
  • 28.3 g
  • 44%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 34.9 g
  • 70%
  • Sodium
  • 1164 mg
  • 47%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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