Grandma's Meatloaf
A good old-fashioned basic meatloaf that's full of flavor! Add some mashed potatoes, green beans, warm fresh baked rolls and you're set to indulge!
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Grandma's Meatloaf

Tried and True, this recipe was passed down to me from my maternal Grandmother. It is the meatloaf that she used to serve for Sunday dinner and has been a favorite of our family for as long as I can remember! Grandma always served it with scalloped potatoes and creamed corn. Try it with your favorite salad and vegetable side dishes.

(4.6, 76) 88% would make again
Yield: 8 Servings

Cuisine: American-South   Main Ingredient: Ground Beef

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I couldve eaten the glaze by itself, yummy! I subbed pepperoncini juice for pepper sauce and didnt have paste so subbed bout 11oz sauce.
mom2littles , 2m ago

This was the best meatloaf I've made. I saut?ed about a cup of mushrooms with the onions and used a garlic chili sauce instead of ketchup.
jamiedisappeared , 3m ago

If there is ever a 5 star meatloaf recipe this is it. Yummy. Make the extra glaze it is delicious.
ajkingsley , 7m ago

very tasty. plan on making again. did fall apart after cooking, might adjust recipe in the future.
taylork09 , 1y ago

I have tried many meatloaf recipes. This one goes to the top of my redo list! Thanks for sharing!
gothdragon , 1y ago

Soo yummy! I used almond milk and kept out the worcestershire, liked it better.
milkymaid , 1y ago

This is the best meatloaf recipe I have ever had!
pkaivo , 1y ago

Easy to make and has become a staple for regular dinner dishes.
chriscruz86 , 1y ago

Wow just tried this tonight and it is divine!! Thanks for the recipe! I could happily go into a food coma right now :)
cmpsuess , 1y ago

My family had this today we loved it. It was easy to make and tasted great. I used half chili and half ketchup,
lonewolf17 , 1y ago

We loved this! I've always made a good meatloaf, but the other half says this is the one he wants from now on! I follow the recipe exactly and it has been perfect every time I've made it. I make a little extra glaze to spread on sandwiches for later.
laurapelt , 1y ago

Our new favorite meatloaf-and our other recipe was really good! I've made it three times in two months because it also makes great sandwiches.
laurapelt , 1y ago

I've become a bit of a meatloaf nut in the past couple of years, trying a variety of approaches. This is the best so far. I used 1 lb of hot Italian sausage and 1.5 lbs ground beef. Nice addition. Whole family loved it.
dcwinton , 2y ago

This turned out amazing! Love the glaze. Thanks for sharing
suzyn , 2y ago

7591 , 2y ago

This is a super yummy meatloaf! I used the chili sauce and doubled the glaze. Since I completely spaced out while I was shopping and forgot the tomato paste, I used some of the glaze mixture in the meatloaf. I also sauteed some green bell pepper with the onion and used garlic
tlbarker72 , 2y ago

Very delicious.
thorena , 2y ago

My son begs for me to make this meatloaf over and over again! It is fantastic! I add green bell peppers just because I believe they have to be in meatloaf. Also, I replace the saltines with Ritz (registered trademark) crackers because they provide the same thickening effect with a buttery flavor. :-)
icenbleu , 2y ago

Best meatloaf I have ever made!
mannmenu , 2y ago

Sauce / glaze was excellent. Meatloaf had good consistency but not much flavor, mostly just tasted like ground beef. Would add sauce into the meat before mixing next time.
willidiots , 2y ago

Excellent! Sauce is the best double it, you'll love it!
gigisrecipes , 2y ago

Normally I am not a huge meatloaf fan but this meatloaf is awesome! My husband and I love this recipe. It is now my go to meatloaf. You're recipes are always great. Thanks for posting!
bnfowler19 , 2y ago

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