When you’ve got a craving for meatloaf, you’re dreaming of the hearty, rich main course served hot out of the oven just like your grandma used to make from scratch, not the bland, mushy, microwaved lump the cafeteria lady used to dump on your tray. Let’s face it; it’s hard to beat homemade meatloaf. Both budget friendly and belly filling, it’s the ultimate easy-to-make comfort food that your whole family will enjoy.


1. Your shopping list

So you’ve decided to make homemade meatloaf from scratch. That’s great! But before you can begin, make sure you have everything you need. Chances are, you have many of these pantry staples on hand in your kitchen already, but if not, make sure you add what you need to your shopping list:

  • Parchment paper
  • 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 2 small white onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
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