Meatloaf is a classic American dish that is perfect for a family dinner. It is easy to make and can be customized to your liking. This recipe is for a basic meatloaf, but you can add different ingredients to make it your own. Some popular additions include mushrooms, cheese, or vegetables. You can also experiment with different sauces.

This recipe is for a classic meatloaf that is sure to please everyone at the table. It is easy to make and can be customized to your liking. So gather your ingredients and get cooking!


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, milk, egg, onion, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Mix well.
  3. Form the meat mixture into a loaf shape in a greased 9×5 inch loaf pan.
  4. In a small bowl, combine ketchup and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over the meatloaf.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour, or until a meat thermometer inserted into the center registers 160 degrees F (71 degrees C).
  6. Let the meatloaf rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.


This easy-to-make sauce is the perfect accompaniment to a classic meatloaf. The sweet and tangy flavors of the ketchup, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce are balanced by the savory flavors of the Dijon mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. This sauce is sure to please everyone at the table.


  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper


  1. In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients.
  2. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is heated through and the sugar has dissolved.
  3. Serve immediately over meatloaf.

Here are some variations on the basic recipe:

  • Add a splash of vinegar or red wine to the sauce for a more complex flavor.
  • Add a teaspoon of chili powder or cayenne pepper to the sauce for a bit of heat.
  • Add a handful of chopped fresh herbs, such as thyme, rosemary, or oregano, to the sauce for a more flavorful sauce.
  • Serve the sauce over mashed potatoes, rice, or noodles for a complete meal.

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