This classic meatloaf recipe is deliciously customizable. Add your family’s favourite veggies, sauce or spice. Sit down together and serve up slice after delicious slice. Requests for seconds guaranteed.
How to make it:
- Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine all ingredients, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Press into 8 x 4‑inch loaf pan.
- Bake 1 hour to medium (160°F) doneness until not pink in centre and juices show no pink colour. Let stand 5 minutes; drain off any juices before slicing.
Customize meatloaf by adding one of the following to meatloaf ingredients:
1/2 cup frozen (thawed) or canned (drained) corn
1/2 cup chopped green or red bell pepper
One 2‑1/2‑ounce jar sliced mushrooms, drained
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
Sprinkle top of baked meatloaf with 1 cup shredded cheese. Return to oven for 3 minutes to melt cheese. Spoon heated prepared spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, barbecue sauce or salsa over each serving.