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Home-Style Meat Loaf Recipe

Home-Style Meat Loaf Recipe

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 YIELD: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


  • 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).

Nutritional Facts

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

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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