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Best Ever Meat Loaf

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"The best meat loaf I have ever found. Try it and you will see."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Whisk eggs, milk, salt, and ground black pepper in a large bowl. Add crumbled bread and stir until dissolved. Mix ground beef, onion, Cheddar cheese, and carrot into bread mixture; transfer mixture to a 9x5-inch loaf pan. Combine brown sugar, ketchup, and mustard in a small bowl; spread over meat mixture.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, 1 to 1 1/4 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 25, 2012

This was absolutely the best meatloaf I have ever made, or had for that matter, in my life. I highly recommend it. The savory sweet glaze is fantastic! My whole crew normally puts ketchup on everything. Not one of them reached for it!! Amazing!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 21, 2014

this meatloaf was ok. have never tried cheese in meatloaf before. thought it might be a good idea. not a good idea.

 
Oct 16, 2012

I've always found meat loaf bland and a hard sell at my dinner table, until I found this recipe. It's been my stand-by for a couple of years now. Thanks Matt!

 
Nov 01, 2012

I used a pound of meat instead of the 1 1/2 pounds called kept everything the same other than the bread it still turned out great! Glaze on top was perfect texture!

 
Dec 10, 2012

Made no changes. Never do if I'm going to rate a recipe. Family and friends raved about the end product. Skeptical at first with no tomato sauce included in recipe. Perfect texture and taste. Thanks.

 
Dec 11, 2012

My husband said it's better than his mother's.

 
Nov 20, 2012

I added oregano, basil and fennel seed. Very tasty.

 
Dec 11, 2012

I just had to log back into AR to review this meatloaf after we finished dinner..... I made it exactly as written except used bread crumbs and this meatloaf was FABULOUS. super simple and SO tasty! Meatloaf stayed together and the glaze was perfect. Will be making this again for sure!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 409 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 163 mg
  • 54%
  • Fat
  • 22.7 g
  • 35%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 28.4 g
  • 57%
  • Sodium
  • 1227 mg
  • 49%

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

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