Meatloaf – 5 Star from

Recipe Notes

The addition of 1 or 2 teaspoons of Kitchen Bouquet® makes this recipe very good.

Recipe should be”plump” from the addition of the milk or Half & Half. It should NOT be runny.

A second batch of sauce served hot is good to serve with the meatloaf.

You can freeze this and cook it from frozen add 15 – 20 minutes to cook time.


  • Meatloaf
  • 1.5 lbs ground beef ground shoulder roast is good
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small sweet onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1/2 cup whole milk or half-and-half
  • Sauce
  • 4 Tbsp apple cider or red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp dark brown sugar packed firm (to taste)
  • 1/2 cup ketchup


  1. Combine meat loaf ingredients and place into a loaf baking dish.
  2. Smooth out top.
  3. Combine sauce ingredients and pour on top and sides of meatloaf.
  4. Bake at 350°F about 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until done.
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