The BEST Easy Meatloaf Recipe

This traditional meatloaf is so juicy and packed with flavors with a sweet and tangy glaze that completes the homemade meatloaf.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword meatloaf recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 390kcal
Author Valentina's Corner


Meatloaf Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs ground beef, 85% or 90% lean
  • 1 med onion, finely chopped
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tbsp ketchup
  • 3 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 ½ tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1 ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp ground paprika

Meatloaf Sauce Ingredients:


  • Prepare a 9”x5” loaf pan by lining with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients for the meatloaf until well incorporated.
  • Transfer meat mixture into the loaf pan. Gently press and shaped the meat evenly.
  • Bake the meatloaf at 375˚F for 40 minutes, uncovered.
  • In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the sauce, spread over meatloaf then return to oven.
  • Bake for an extra 15-20 minutes.
  • Rest the meatloaf 10 minutes before slicing. Remove from pan and drizzle with juices before serving.


Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 838mg | Potassium: 479mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 3.1mg