Coco's Meatloaf Recipe

"Meet Steve Johnson, a Nashville native who grew up learning to cook from his mother, grandmother, and aunt. Along the way, he picked up a few lessons about living right, along with the secret to his mother’s meatloaf recipe."


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  • 3/4 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cups crushed saltine crackers
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
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    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
    2. Combine onion, green bell pepper, milk, 1/4 cup ketchup, and eggs in a blender and puree until smooth.
    3. Stir ground beef, crushed saltine crackers, kosher salt, dry mustard in a large bowl. Add onion and egg mixture; stir to combine.
    4. Transfer beef mixture to a shallow baking dish and shape into a loaf. Drizzle top of the meatloaf with 2 tablespoons ketchup.
    5. Bake in the preheated over for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and let meatloaf to rest uncovered for 15 minutes. Slice and serve.


    • Cook’s Note:
    • I also use this recipe to make meatballs. Instead of forming the meat into a loaf, make meatballs and bake on a cookie sheet for 25 to30 minutes. This recipe makes 18 meatballs.
    • Partner Tip
    • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 456 calories;26.6 g fat;23.5 g carbohydrates;29.3 g protein;154 mg cholesterol;1149 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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