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Easiest Beef Meatloaf

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With one bowl, minimal ingredients, and five minutes of prep time, this meatloaf is as easy as it is delicious. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 onion (medium, finely diced)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 2/3 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup ketchup (for meatloaf)
  • 1/4 cup ketchup (for topping)
  • chopped fresh parsley (optional; for serving)
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    Calories270Calories from Fat60
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat60
    Total Carbohydrate21g7%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Kim 3 months ago
    My husband is the consort of Meatloaf and he was very impressed I did add All purpose seasoning and two eggs and on the top some mustard with the ketchup. Turned out fantastic!
    Elizabeth Kessler 5 months ago
    Easy and delicious, may need an egg to help it from being to crumbly.
    GreenEyedGuide 6 months ago
    I used Impossible Foods plant-based burger and baked at 375*F for 20 minutes. This meatloaf came out well! I would definitely bake this again with the same substitution.
    Bryan R. 7 months ago
    needed me ground beef
    Lizzie 7 months ago
    Turned out way too mushy. Maybe because i left out the onions. Flavor was great though. Won't make it again though.
    Alexiss Ortega a year ago
    Delicious! I added some of my own seasonings and used French fried onions
    Judy E. a year ago
    Made it today and it was absolutely delicious!
    El Khayat a year ago
    I followed the recipe to the T but it disintegrated a bit when I sliced it
    Beth Salinger a year ago
    easy to make, was good but needed some additional spice to add some zing.
    Jaden Redfield a year ago
    The family loved it!
    Robert Kelly a year ago
    Followed the recipe exactly, but just seemed off. The meatloaf was not as flavorful as it could have been and the texture seemed off-it was too soft. It was done, but it seemed like it wasnt cooked enough. We have tried other meatloaf recipes that have turned out much better.
    La Mer Murphy a year ago
    I thought it was okay but the mother n law really liked it so I'll probably make it again for her
    michael McGee 2 years ago
    Was tasty maybe less salt and cook slightly longer
    Vinny 2 years ago
    easy and very tasty didnt modify it yes I would do it again.
    Erika 2 years ago
    really good flavor and super easy to make; although, I didn't have milk so I used chicken stock instead which I think made it too moist
    Allene C. 2 years ago
    was super moist and so yummy
    Gary 2 years ago
    I didn't catch the additional 15 minutes extra cooking time after the initial 40 minutes. So it was a little undercooked, microwaved the pieces after that so ok. They should say straight up that cooking time is 1 hour or so.
    fly fast 2 years ago
    My very first meatloaf! Turns out it is great!
    Netosha Keefe 2 years ago
    Very good. I added worsheshire sauce, garlic powder and italian seasoning and omitted the ketchup on the top.
    Meghan R. 2 years ago
    Was so yummy! My family loved this! 😊
    Carly Giles 2 years ago
    Amazing, it melts in your mouth. :)
    Jess Locklyn 2 years ago
    I did it 1/3 cup of milk and one egg instead and half cup of bread crumbs turned out better then ever the whole thing is gone ❤️❤️❤️
    Lindsey Gajeski 2 years ago
    It had great flavor, but wasn’t very firm. I’d replace the milk with an egg.
    Shaz Bandi 2 years ago
    Easy to make and tasty!
    Hi 2 years ago
    It’s simple and good, I enjoyed it.
    Michelle Rickard 2 years ago
    Super easy just like the title says. Delicious basic meatloaf, tweak it however you want to your tastes. I substituted BBQ sauce for the ketchup and topped with cheese. Yum!
    Michelle O 2 years ago
    So easy to make and the whole table enjoyed it! It turned out really moist and tasty. If I could make any changes I would use less ketchup and toss in some dozen peas and corn. At any rate, I will be making this again!
    Morgan 2 years ago
    First time making meatloaf and it was very easy and had a great flavor! Will make again! Also, I added an egg! Made with mashed potatoes and green beans! Perfect week night dinner!
    ayeshah p. 2 years ago
    very easy basic recipe. great for novice cooks. added an egg and used ground chicken. very tasty
    Ashley 2 years ago
    I thought it was very delicious and will make again