My Meatloaf

My Meatloaf


"This is the meatloaf I taught myself how to make when I tried to duplicate my Daddy's meatloaf! It's a perennial family favorite! It's wonderful sliced cold the next day and used in a warm, toasted sandwich with a little butter."


1 h 30 m servings 420 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 420 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 30.8 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 20.7 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 443 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the beef, ketchup, soup mix, bread, Italian-style seasoning and water. Mix well. Shape into a loaf and place into a 9 inch pie pan OR a 9x13 inch baking dish. Baste the top of the meatloaf with ketchup.
  3. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for one hour, or until the edges are just crispy and the top has a crust.
  4. Cool for 15 to 20 minutes before cutting.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 159 Ratings


I finally found a meat loaf recipe that tastes good! The only change i made was using bread crumbs instead of bread slices. The meat loaf was so moist, didn't fall apart when I took it out of th...

OUTSTANDING! This meatloaf was so moist and delicious. The only changes I made were to add an egg and a little milk in place of the water. I baked it at 350 for one hour and it didn't lose an...

Great recipe! This recipe is the fabulous, traditional way to cook meatloaf. Very moist and flavourful! But... Instead of the onion soup mix, I used Beef and Mushroom soup mix. WONDERFUL o...

In the past I always used the meatloaf recipe on the box of Lipton Onion/Mushroom Soup Mix, but they stopped printing it a couple of years ago and have not been able to find a "good" meatloaf; u...

Have tried many meat loaf recipe's, but this one turned out the best! Did not alter anything and my hubby just loved it! The only change I would make is if you are not doubling the recipe, the...

This had a lot of flavor and is one of my favorite meatloafs, but it does NOT fit in a 9x13 inch pan. I spread mine in one (it only covered about 70% of the pan) and cooked it at 400 F and it b...

This was a excellent recipe...the only change i made was to use bread crumbs...other than that i followed your recipe and it was great! Such wonderful flavor it had! This one is a keeper:)

This is my favorite meat loaf recipe. I did add a some sweet onions in addition to the onion soup mix and also sprinkled a little parmashan cheese on top before I put into the oven. I baked it a...

I stumbled across this recipe when I was looking for something quick and easy and different from the normal rotating meals I seem to make. I doubled the recipe (as I am feeding two grown men an...