Amish Meatloaf

Amish Meatloaf


"A recipe for Amish meatloaf topped with bacon strips and a ketchup glaze that I had while in Amish country in Holmes County, Ohio."


1 h 15 m servings 464 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 464 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 21.1 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.6g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 23.8 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 118 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 1161 mg
  • 46%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together ground beef, crushed crackers, onion, eggs, 3/4 cup ketchup, and 1/4 cup brown sugar until well blended. Press into a 9x5 inch loaf pan. Lay the two slices of bacon over the top.
  3. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until cooked through. While the loaf bakes, mix together the remaining 1 cup ketchup, vinegar, salt, mustard and 1/2 cup brown sugar. Spread over the top of the meat loaf for the last 15 minutes of baking.
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I did make some changes to this recipe, based on what I thought needed to be done. For the meat mixture, I used 1/2 cup ketchup, 1/8 cup brown sugar, 1-1/2 cups crackers, added garlic powder and...

Sorry, but about the only thing positive I can say about this recipe is that it makes a nice moist meatloaf. This may have been a result of using butter crackers or maybe because I use beef/pork...

I made this as written, warning Husband that other reviewers had found it too sweet. As someone who douses his breakfast bacon and sausage with maple syrup, he said he didn't mind. Of course, it...

HANDS DOWN THE BEST MEATLOAF ... EVER. I've made this for years and it's wonderful. I use it in stuffed peppers too and it's the BOMB. I scale down the brown sugar and I work with the amount of...

Made this tonight for hubby as his grandmother passed away and I wanted to make him some comfort food. I am so glad that I read the reviews prior to making. I sauteed the onions in butter and cu...

I have made this numerous times and it is wonderful every time. Only change I make is to omitt the baccon. Made this recently in the crock pot as it has been over 100 degrees here the last wee...

This is the most incredible meatloaf recipe EVER! I have made it so many times that I have lost count. My family LOVES it. It always turns out great and is not a pile of mush like other viewer...

I have never ever liked meatloaf until I made this one. I used townhouse crackers ( one sleeve and 6 additional crackers), I halved the brown sugar in the meat mixture and used precooked bacon b...

This is a winner in my household. You know its good when my husband likes it better then his own mothers! I ommitted the bacon(just didnt have any, went light on the brown sugar, and put two sli...