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Best Meatloaf in the Whole Wide World!

Liz E.

"This meatloaf will leave everyone at the table smiling. It is just the right amount of sweet and spice! Yummy!"
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 401 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (1 - 9x5 meatloaf)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Stir ketchup, brown sugar, bacon bits, pineapple, and 1 dash Worcestershire sauce together in a small bowl; reserve.
  2. Combine the ground beef, bread crumbs, saltines, egg, garlic, onion, and 2 dashes of Worcestershire sauce in a large bowl; mix well. Pat meat mixture into a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake meatloaf in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove from oven; pour reserved pineapple mixture over loaf. Return to the oven; bake until no longer pink in the center, about an additional 20 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 401 calories; 20.1 g fat; 30.6 g carbohydrates; 24.5 g protein; 120 mg cholesterol; 611 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This was an absolute hit in our house - followed recipe exactly and wouldn't change a thing!! Thanks for posting

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Wish I could split the rating on this because the topping was so delicious, but the meatloaf itself needed some serious help. There are virtually no seasonings listed in the recipe which is rath...

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Wish I could split the rating on this because the topping was so delicious, but the meatloaf itself needed some serious help. There are virtually no seasonings listed in the recipe which is rath...

I have no idea how i can mess up a simple meatloaf recipe but for some reason, the texture of this meatloaf was that of liver. I, like the other reviewer added a lil pineapple to my meat mixture...

This was an absolute hit in our house - followed recipe exactly and wouldn't change a thing!! Thanks for posting

My family loved this meatloaf. The pineapple tastes great on a warm day. I added a few crushed pineapples in with the meat mixture as well. Yum!!

Love this! I thought that it needed something in the meat mixture as well. So I added ketchup, worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and green pepper. I also cut out the crackers and used chips i...

Loved this recipe, and my whole family loves it too! Even my teenagers, who turn their nose up at the mention of the words meat and loaf in the same sentence, ate this like they hadnt' eaten in...

The pineapple glaze was very tasty. It was easy to put together. best part my kids loved it.

I have never left a review for anything on this site. I never felt like anything was really worth writting about but THIS IS AWESOME! I will never need another meatloaf recipe ever again. Even m...

I make meatloaf all of the time, but have never followed a recipe before. The only change that I made in this was to skip the bacon. I really liked this and would make it again, but my husband...