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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sofia78 , 3y ago

Turned out pretty good, I never thought of using chili sauce, I love that sauce...way better than ketchup!
overjinx , 3y ago

I made this recipe for tonights dinner and my 2year old has become the biggest fan of it. My mother in law said it was great & wanted the recipe but I might have to hold this recipe hostage and as my secret weapon :) Thank you to ur grandmother for passing this down. Deeeelish!
joannacruz , 3y ago

wonlaw15 , 3y ago

Too sweet tasting for meatloaf I thought. Didn't like at all.
haileemichelle , 3y ago

This is the best meatloaf I have ever had. Amazing.
tahquitz , 3y ago

Just made it, took a little to fry a mini hamburger to check the taste.......very good! Can't wait for dinner!
spaige , 3y ago

The sauce was great. But the meatloaf was dry and not very flavorful.
caylacakes , 3y ago

plvsy , 3y ago

I love this meatloaf. We've had it a few times. The last time I made it I didn't see any specific measurements? I'm not sure why. Maybe a big oven bug. The meatloaf is delicious!
hm2hrt , 3y ago

Made it using breadcrumbs instead of crackers. Moist, tasty and the kids loved it.
westlinwind , 3y ago

Best recipe yet. Will be serving at the next family gathering!
frugalfoodie1 , 3y ago

This was a delicious meatloaf. I used ground turkey and added chopped green pepper. The whole family loved it and asked for seconds. Will definitely make again.
chericetaylor , 3y ago

Probably the best meatloaf I've ever made. Everyone cleared off their plates. Lol. We did add celery to the batch tho, and it helped give alittle crunch. Definitely going to be my go-to recipe. 5 stars!!
itsthekeri , 3y ago

The meat: this one was one of the more time-consuming meatloaf recipes to put together and definitely the most bland in taste. No bang for the buck at all. Husband and guests all hated it and I had to make another meal on the fly. The glaze : simple but yet a little unique, my favorite glaze yet - I plan to use it again and again and making this recipe was more than worth the time and trouble to discover this easy-to-make yummy glaze.
huntheat , 3y ago

This is a fantastic recipe. I made it for my husband who loves meatloaf. The glaze makes this dish and I would definitely recommend making extra. Will definitely make again.
jd0447885 , 3y ago

I love this recipe. It is so good we love it
patsears , 3y ago

My whole family loved it! Best meatloaf ever!
lachupacabra85 , 3y ago

Excellent meatloaf! I used a Thai pepper sauce with the glaze and made a double batch. Having a little extra glaze to pour over the top while on my plate really put it over the top. 85% lean ground beef was just right. Not too dry and not too fatty. My family loved it. I will definitely be making it again.
oldham , 3y ago

Anything that I can get all three boys to eat is a 5 star for me.
lhawley , 3y ago

I thought that MY grandma's meatloaf was good but this was AMAZING! The best I've ever tasted. Highly recommend.
bnfowler19 , 3y ago

This was the best meatloaf I have ever eaten! I'm not normally a big meatloaf fan but my family likes it and I've tried for years to find a great recipe . I did make a few adjustments by adding about 1/2 of a green bell pepper diced and about 1 1/2 sleeves of crushed saltines. Will definetly be making this recipe from now on!
motheroftwo , 4y ago

Really really good! I made this exactly like the recipe said and it was delicious. My husband said it was the best meatloaf he has ever had. I did double the sauce and made a reduction sauce to add to the final product and I am glad I did. It made it that much more flavorful.
gutzj01 , 4y ago

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