The Best Meatloaf Recipe

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Monica Mills Modified: March 25, 2022
The Best Meatloaf Recipe

How To Make The Best Meatloaf

This easy meatloaf recipe will be your next go-to! Try this for scrumptious and juicy meat with the flavors of chili, Italian seasoning, and parsley.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Rest Time: 10 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 2eggs
  • ¾cupmilk
  • ¾cupItalian breadcrumbs
  • 2lbsground beef
  • cuponion,diced
  • 1tbspchili sauce
  • 1tspItalian seasoning
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,chopped

For the Meatloaf Sauce:

  • ½cupchili sauce
  • ½cupketchup
  • 2tbspbrown sugar,optional


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a foil-lined baking tray with cooking spray and set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, and breadcrumbs. Allow mixture to sit for 5 to 10 minutes. 

  3. Add the ground beef, onions, 1 tablespoon of chili sauce, Italian seasoning, and parsley. Mix until just combined.

  4. Form an 8×4-inch loaf on the prepared baking tray. Bake for 40 minutes. 

  5. Meanwhile, combine the chili sauce and ketchup (and brown sugar if using). Spread mixture over the meatloaf, then bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until cooked through and the meatloaf reaches 160 degrees F.

  6. Allow meatloaf to rest for 10 minutes before slicing. 


  • Calories: 404.43kcal
  • Fat: 25.08g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.50g
  • Trans Fat: 1.34g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.09g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.36g
  • Fiber: 1.82g
  • Sugar: 9.53g
  • Protein: 23.64g
  • Cholesterol: 122.79mg
  • Sodium: 568.44mg
  • Calcium: 83.99mg
  • Potassium: 503.25mg
  • Iron: 3.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 46.92µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.51mg
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