Stupid-Easy Recipe for Easiest Beef Meatloaf (#1 Top-Rated)


With one bowl, minimal ingredients, and five minutes of prep time, this meatloaf is as easy as it is delicious.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Easiest Beef Meatloaf.

1. Info for Easiest Beef Meatloaf

  • Cook Time: 1 hr 15 min
  • Total Time: 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 267.49 kcal

2. Ingredients for Easiest Beef Meatloaf

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 onion (medium, finely diced)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 2/3 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup ketchup (for meatloaf)
  • 1/4 cup ketchup (for topping)

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spray an 8×4-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.

3.2 Prep

Mix together the ground beef, diced onion, salt, pepper, breadcrumbs, milk, and ketchup in a large bowl until thoroughly combined. Transfer mixture to the prepared loaf pan.

3.3 Oven

Bake the meatloaf on middle rack of oven for 40 minutes.

Open oven and spoon the ketchup in an even layer over top of meatloaf. Continue baking until center of loaf reaches 160°F, 15-20 minutes.

3.4 Check

Check to see that meatloaf is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.5 Serve

Allow meatloaf to rest for 10-15 minutes before serving.


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