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Super Duper Easy Meatloaf

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An easy weeknight-friendly meatloaf recipe that takes just minutes to put together and 45 minutes to bake. This has become a go-to recipe for our family!

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This Super Duper Easy Meatloaf recipe just takes just a few minutes to put together, 45 minutes to cook and VOILA! A satisfying, comfort meal after a long day. The perfect weeknight meal. Your whole kitchen will smell amazing as well!

The sauce on the top isn’t just plain ol’ ketchup. Well, there is ketchup, but it features a secret ingredient – ground mustard! The ground mustard gives the sauce an incredible kick. Once it starts to cook in the oven, it will fill your kitchen with a wonderful aroma that will have your family checking in every 5 minutes saying “Is dinner ready yet???”

First, preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.

Simply toss your meatloaf ingredients (1 1/2 pounds of ground beef, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, salt and pepper, 1 small diced onion, 1 cup of rolled oats and 1 cup of panko breadcrumbs into a mixer bowl.

An easy weeknight-friendly meatloaf recipe that takes just minutes to put together and 45 minutes to bake. 

Set your stand mixer to “Low” and mix only until all of the ingredients are well incorporated; this should take only about 20 – 30 seconds.

Using a stand mixer will help you ensure that all of the ingredients are mixed very well together. You can certainly also use your hands to mix these ingredients. If you do, I recommend using disposable gloves to keep your hands clean.

Transfer the meat mixture into a loaf pan.

I highly recommend using a meatloaf pan. It makes it so much easier to get the meatloaf out of the pan. Plus, it drains a lot of the fat while it cooks.

An easy weeknight-friendly meatloaf recipe that takes just minutes to put together and 45 minutes to bake. 

In a small bowl, mix 1 1/2 cups of ketchup, 1 1/2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce and 2 teaspoons ground mustard. Set aside about 1/2 a cup of the sauce if you’d like some dipping sauce on the side.

An easy weeknight-friendly meatloaf recipe that takes just minutes to put together and 45 minutes to bake. 

Pour the rest of the sauce on to the meatloaf and spoon it evenly throughout the top of the meatloaf.

An easy weeknight-friendly meatloaf recipe that takes just minutes to put together and 45 minutes to bake. 

Bake it at 375 degress F for 45 minutes.

Let the meatloaf rest for about 10 minutes before you transfer it to a serving dish.

Serve with your favorite side dish! Enjoy!


Super Duper Easy Meatloaf

Char Ferrara
An easy weeknight-friendly meatloaf recipe that takes just minutes to put together and 45 minutes to bake. This has become a go-to recipe for our family!
4.38 from 27 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
 
 

Meatloaf

Sauce

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Mix ground beef, egg, salt and pepper, garlic powder, onion, oats, and breadcrumbs in a mixer (You can also mix this by hand but it’s so much easier using a KitchenAid!)
  • Put meat mixture in meatloaf pan (or a regular loaf pan).
  • In a separate bowl, combine ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and ground mustard. Mix well. 
  • Set aside about 1/2 a cup of the sauce for dipping if you wish. Pour the rest of the sauce on to the meatloaf and use the back of a spoon to spread it evenly throughout the meatloaf’s surface.
  • Bake for 45 minutes.
  • Enjoy!!

Nutrition

Calories: 84kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 227mgSugar: 2g
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An easy weeknight-friendly meatloaf recipe that takes just minutes to put together and 45 minutes to bake.
 


Recipe Rating




Elizabeth

Saturday 20th of November 2021

What speed do you use on the mixer? I'm a newbie to the Kitchenaid mixing world :)

Char

Saturday 20th of November 2021

Hi Elizabeth! Welcome to the KitchenAid mixing world! :) I would recommend starting at the slowest setting then gradually increase the speed to medium. Be careful not to over-mix the meat, though. It should take less than a minute. Hope that helps!

Cherie

Wednesday 5th of February 2020

I lost my family recipe and yours looks so good that I'm making it now. I only added a little brown sugar and apple cider vinegarto the sauce. I'm excited to try it. Thank you

Char

Wednesday 5th of February 2020

Hi Cherie! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this comment. I hope that you enjoyed it!

Lynn

Sunday 10th of November 2019

The recipe calls for 2T of Worcestershire sauce, but only tells you to mix 1 1/2 t with the ketchup and mustard! How much Worcestershire sauce is really needed??? Thank you! Sounds delicious though

Char

Tuesday 12th of November 2019

Hi Lynn! Yikes!! Thank you SO much for bringing this to my attention! Very sorry for this typo...it should be 1 1/2 teaspoons only! I have corrected this on the recipe..thanks so much again for pointing this out!

Evr2007

Tuesday 30th of October 2018

Just made this dish and the worchestire sauce and ketchup took it to a whole another level!! Super tasty and moist. I never post comments but I just had to with this recipe. :)

Char

Tuesday 30th of October 2018

Evr2007, thank you so much for taking the time to leave this comment! It made my day :) I'm so glad that you enjoyed this recipe. Cheers!! :D

benavidezpaula

Tuesday 9th of May 2017

Love this recipe! I've cooked it many times and my family loves it. I never liked ketchup on my meatloaf but it adds some good flavor. Thx for the recipe!!!!

Char

Wednesday 10th of May 2017

Hi Paula, Thanks for your kind comments! I'm so glad that you and your family are enjoying the recipe :)