Traditional Meatloaf Recipe

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These are the simplest ingredients needed for making meatloaf. You can customize meatloaf for the occasion that you are observing by adding your own inspired flavors.


  • 3 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Bread Crumbs
  • 6 oz  Tomato Ketchup
  • 3 ea Eggs
  • 1 cup Basil & Oregano Blend


  • Preheat oven to 370°
  • Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  • Form mixture into a large loaf or 2 smaller loaves.
  • Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 370 for 45 to 55 minutes.
  • Check internal temperature with a stem thermometer.
  • Internal temperature of meatloaf should be 155 to 160°
  • Remove from oven and let your meatloaf stand for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Recipe makes 8 dinner sized portions

Traditionally, this American version of meatloaf is served with mashed potatoes, gravy and fresh seasonable vegetables. The ultimate comfort food!