Mom's Best Meatloaf

Mom's Best Meatloaf

150 Reviews 8 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    1 h
  • Ready In

    1 h 15 m
Carolyn
Recipe by  Carolyn

“Mom made this every Sunday and we looked forward to cold sandwiches the next day, if there was any left!! Homemade breadcrumbs work best.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 to 8 servings

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the beef, onion, oatmeal, cornmeal, bread crumbs, salt, sugar, egg, tomato juice, water, barbecue sauce, 1/8 teaspoon liquid smoke and vinegar. Mix together thoroughly and place mixture into a lightly greased 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  3. In a separate small bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and 2 drops liquid smoke and mix thoroughly. Spread over the top of the meatloaf.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for approximately one hour.

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Reviews (150)

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HoneyBee
142

HoneyBee

Wow!! This is the best meatloaf I have ever had! I did have to make a few substitutions because of things I had in my pantry...I used balsamic vinegar (didn't have any regular), V8 juice for the tomato juice and tomato paste instead of ketchup. My husband raved about the wonderful taste and texture....we will definitely be enjoying this recipe again and again and again......

Jeffrey
126

Jeffrey

I have made this 5 times in 2 months and it never gets old. This is probably the best meatloaf recipe I have ever had. The only tweak I added was 1 1/2 cups of chopped red/orange/yellow/green peppers. I suggest you try it original before experimenting, you will NOT be disapointed.

JEFFINCHIPMAN
92

JEFFINCHIPMAN

I had been searching high and low for a meatloaf that would blow my mind and this was it! It was amazing! It just melts in your mouth! Best meat loaf I ever had. My girlfriend and I made it for my grandmother and it was the best she'd ever had!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (7 total)

  • Calories
  • 428 cal
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 28.1 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs
  • 23 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol
  • 113 mg
  • 38%
  • Sodium
  • 856 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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