Jackie's Special Meatloaf

Jackie's Special Meatloaf

Jackie Fernandez 6

"My fave-orite meatloaf recipe that my mom gave to me, but I 'updated.' Great with mashed potatoes and green peas! Pass the ketchup! ENJOY! P.S. - I eyeball this recipe...you should too!"
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1 h 15 m servings 257 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 13.3 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 16.9 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 478 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking pan.
  2. Place the ground beef, eggs, panko, and 1/2 cup ketchup in a large bowl. Mix by hand, and season with salt-free seasoning blend, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Form into a loaf shape, and place on the prepared baking pan. Drizzle with remaining 1/4 cup ketchup.
  3. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, to an internal temperature of 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


  1. 142 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I don't even like meatloaf, but I kind of tweaked the recipe, and it's AWESOME!!! I didn't have panko crumbs, so I just used regular bread crumbs (a little more than 1 cup). I also am not a fa...

Most helpful critical review

This meatloaf is a mouthful of ketchup. Followed directions to the tee and only tasted ketchup. A hundred times YUCK. Threw it out.

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I don't even like meatloaf, but I kind of tweaked the recipe, and it's AWESOME!!! I didn't have panko crumbs, so I just used regular bread crumbs (a little more than 1 cup). I also am not a fa...

I was looking for a recipe that used Panko (Japanese Bread Crumbs) and this was it. What a great meatloaf. Panko has better flavor and texture than regular bread crumbs. I did "doctor up" the...

I'm not a big fan of meatloaf, but it is my son's favorite dish. I am always looking for one that I can make that I will like better. Thanks Jackie, I found it. This one is going in the file ...

Very good and very easy. I had leftover Panko crumbs to use and this was a perfect choice. I did use some chopped onion and minced garlic instead of the powders. Also, I added some chopped re...

I am glad I now have another recipe for my panko bread crumbs! This was delicious and moist. I did substitute fresh onions and garlic for the powders.

Love it! Added 1/4 tsp worchestshire sauce...

This was a nice meal. The texture was great, it held together and didn't fall apart and wasn't mealy or bready. I was a little apprehensive using all that garlic and onion powder 1 T each seemed...

I give this recipe a thumbs up. I am not a big fan of meatloaf, but I tried this recipe and it was really good. I took the advice of one of the other reviewers and did one part bbq sauce, one pa...

This is a really good recipe although I will admit I used barbeque sauce instead of ketchup. I like that it easily took small changes like adding 1/4 cup of finely grated carrot. Easy to assembl...

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