Classic Beef Meatloaf Recipe

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Mia Published: December 28, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Classic Beef Meatloaf

Serve up this classic beef meatloaf for dinner tonight by whipping up our easy-to-follow recipe! It’s filling, flavorful, and made with simple ingredients.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 1cupswhole milk
  • 1cupsbread crumbs
  • 1large eggs
  • ½yellow onion,minced
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspthyme
  • ½tspground black pepper,coarse
  • lbsground beef,85/15
  • ¼cupketchup
  • 1tbspWorcestershire sauce
  • 1tspyellow mustard


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk the milk and breadcrumbs together until the milk is absorbed.

  3. Whisk in the eggs, onion, salt, thyme, and pepper.

  4. Add in the beef, then mix with hands until combined.

  5. Transfer the meatloaf to a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.

  6. In a small bowl, mix the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and mustard, then spread them over the meatloaf.

  7. Bake, uncovered, for 60 to 65 minutes on a baking sheet.

  8. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 310.01kcal
  • Fat: 19.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.38g
  • Trans Fat: 1.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.56g
  • Fiber: 0.83g
  • Sugar: 4.55g
  • Protein: 18.35g
  • Cholesterol: 86.68mg
  • Sodium: 357.03mg
  • Calcium: 84.36mg
  • Potassium: 357.49mg
  • Iron: 2.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 29.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.20mg
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