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.
- 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
- 2 tsp Italian seasoning
- ¼ tsp ground black pepper
- ½ tsp ground paprika
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.