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Homemade Meatloaf

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)




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This old fashioned meatloaf is made with lean ground beef, ketchup, a sliced tomato and American cheese slices. Feel free to top this meatloaf with mozzarella slices, havarti, or other sliced cheese.

Serve this tasty loaf with mashed potatoes and your favorite side vegetables for a satisfying family meal.


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup fresh soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 eggs, well-beaten
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried leaf oregano, crumbled
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced
  • 4 to 6 slices American cheese


Combine ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, milk, ketchup, eggs, salt, pepper, and oregano. Mix gently until well blended. Shape into a loaf (about 8x5 inches) on a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Arrange tomato slices on top of the loaf. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes at 350°. Place cheese slices, overlapping, over the tomatoes the last 5 to 10 minutes.

This meatloaf serves 6 to 8.


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 5 out of 5
Homemade Meatloaf, Member MissJinnyV

Love It !! Thank You Very Much !!! My boyfriend never teasted meatloaf and I made it for him to taste it and HE LOVE ITTTTT !!! It was so easy to made !! =D I really recommend It !!! ;) ENJOY EVERYBODYY !!!!!

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