Ann's Sister's Meatloaf Recipe

Ann's Sister's Meatloaf Recipe


"This is supposedly Ann Landers' sister's meatloaf recipe."


1 h 10 m servings 510 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 510 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 28.3 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 34.9 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 157 mg
  • 52%
  • Sodium:
  • 1164 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl combine the beef, eggs, crumbs, ketchup, MSG, water and soup mix. Mix well and spoon mixture into loaf pan. Cover with 2 strips of bacon, then cover with tomato sauce.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
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  1. 187 Ratings


My husband and mother absolutely loved this recipe. I did leave out the MSG and only put half a packet of onion soup mix. Will definately make again.

My family loved this one. It was nice and moist, but not too moist. I left out the bacon and the msg, and I substituted a mixture of ketchup and BBQ sauce for the outside of the loaf instead o...

This was easy. i also left out the msg. It was ok but I will not make it again. I didn't like the bacon or the tomato sauce on top.

This is probably the best meatloaf I have ever eaten!!! I like to add a little bit of Dale's Steak Seasoning for a touch of extra flavor!

Very good meatloaf. My husband loved it. I omitted the bacon and the whole can of tomato sauce would not fit over the loaf (I have an 8 cup loaf pan). I also used seasoned bread crumbs becaus...

I really loved this recipe. Like just about everyone else, I omitted the MSG but followed the rest of the recipe to the letter. Not only was the meatloaf good when served with dinner, but the ...

This is great, I do omit the MSG and depending on what we are having with it omit the tomato sauce. If we are having french fries, I top it with ketchup, if we are having mashed potatoes I leav...

I've always used this recipe minus the bacon on top. Really good with a little tomato sauce on top. I make it by sauteeing a bit of onion & bell pepper in bacon drippings then adding some toma...

It was great, my family loved it. I also didn't add the MSG. I'll make this again.