Li’l Cheddar Meat Loaves
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
- 1 large egg
- 3/4 cup whole milk
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound ground beef
- 2/3 cup ketchup
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
- In a large bowl, whisk egg and milk. Stir in the cheese, oats, onion and salt. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight loaves; place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar and mustard; spoon over loaves.
- Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until no pink remains and a thermometer reads 160°.
Nutrition Facts1 meat loaf: 279 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 547mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein.
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Feb 14, 2019
Loved by everyone! I doubled the recipe but did not double the cheese or the brown sugar. The sauce was plenty sweet and could maybe even do with less sugar. My husband said this was his favorite meatloaf recipe.
Jan 28, 2019
This is my favorite meatloaf recipe ever! I've been making these super tasty meatloaves since 1999. I make 6 loaves instead of 8 and cook for 40-45 minutes. I also cover the pan with foil for the first 20 minutes.
Jan 16, 2019
It took more cooking time then the recipe stated , at least 45 to 50 minutes. And I used seasoned breadcrumbs instead of oats. And the recipe was amazing!!!! I will definitely be making this again!!!
Dec 20, 2018
What a great recipe for family fare! Been meaning to try these for some time and today amidst everyone’s mid-December running-around I discovered some plans had changed and I needed to provide a last minute supper whilst still running errands. I found I had all the ingredients and they came together and cooked speedily. I made exactly to recipe and they tasted great! This must rank as a TOH classic. Thanks for sharing and for keeping available for decades for us to enjoy.
Oct 3, 2018
This is my go to recipe any time I make meatloaf. My family loves it!
Jun 14, 2018
I have been making this recipe for years - from an early addition of Taste of Home.My husband is very picky and this is by far his favorite meatloaf recipe.I have also made it as large meatloaves and taken it to church potlucks. Never any left.
Jun 8, 2018
May 5, 2018
So good and easy to make. I have made them several times because I can use gluten free oatmeal . We have 3 celiacs in the family. I doubled the recipe but made a single recipe of the sauce. I like the flavor of the meatloaf to shine through.
Apr 11, 2018
This is my go to meatloaf recipe because they cook quick and singles can be wrapped and frozen for meal or sandwiches later. Great flavor and quick. Served with mashed garlic potatoes and beans - comfort food.
Mar 22, 2018
Made as one whole meatloaf, after all meatloaf is supposed to be easy! Loved the sauce. Very good. Also, made with leftover rice next time, because I needed to use it. Worked out fine!