Easy Meatloaf Recipe
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This is the best meatloaf recipe with crackers you’ll ever eat and it is such an easy classic dish. It’ll quickly become a favorite family meal!
2 lbs ground beef 1 cup Ritz crackers 1 egg 1 c milk 1/2 c ketchup 1/3 c onion 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder 3/4 c ketchup 1/4 c brown sugar 1/4 c apricot preserves
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 5×9 loaf pan with cooking spray and set aside.
Combine the beef, crackers, egg, milk, ketchup, onion and spices. Mix together with your hands until thoroughly combined.
Pour the mixture into the. Place the pan on a rimmed baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours.
In a small bowl, combine ketchup, brown sugar, apricot preserves and Worcestershire sauce. Mix well.
Spread half of the mixture evenly over the meatloaf halfway through baking.
Let meatloaf sit for 15 minutes before slicing and serving. Use the remainder of the sauce for dipping/topping.
To avoid an extra greasy meatloaf, use a leaner meat like ground turkey or even venison!
Be absolutely sure that you place the pan of meatloaf on a rimmed baking sheet before you put it in the oven. This recipe can bubble over & you don't want your oven to catch on fire.
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