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Favorite Meat Loaf Recipe

Meat loaf is my all-time favorite dish to cook. One year, an aunt and I put together a cookbook that included over 50 variations of that hearty, old-fashioned main course.—Jim Hopkins, Whittier, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 cup ketchup


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add milk, Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt and onion powder; mix well. Stir in oats, carrot and parsley. Combine beef and pork; add to egg mixture and mix well. Press into a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Top with ketchup. Bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours or until no pink remains and a thermometer reads 160°; drain. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 370 calories, 21 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 148 mg cholesterol, 482 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.