Home-Style Meat Loaf Recipe
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Home-Style Meat Loaf Recipe

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This recipe makes five moist meat loaves that are great for large gatherings.—Allison Craig, Ormstown, Quebec
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES:60 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES: 60 servings


  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups 2% milk
  • 4 cups dry bread crumbs
  • 2-1/2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1-1/4 cups chopped onions
  • 5 teaspoons salt
  • 4 teaspoons pepper
  • 10 pounds ground beef
  • 5 pounds ground pork

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 276 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 329mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein.


  1. In two very large bowls, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble meat over the top and mix well.
  2. Shape into five loaves; place each in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 75-85 minutes or until no pink remains and a thermometer reads 160°. Drain. Yield: 5 meat loaves (12 servings each).
Originally published as Home-Style Meat Loaf in Taste of Home June/July 2002, p54

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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jamie667 User ID: 2028302 134714
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2010

"I just looked through 120 meatloaf recipes on and all my magazines to find this. I cook about 60 every week and church, we made this last year and had many people ask for the recipe. Froze the leftovers, reheated slow in some stock and made them into hot meatloaf sandwhiches. Yum."

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