Southern Meatloaf Recipe

Southern Food and Fun


This Southern Meatloaf Recipe is a simple classic, with onions and green peppers and not much else. This is the way Mom made meatloaf!


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– 1 lb. ground chuck – 1 lb. lean ground beef – 1 cup finely chopped onion – ½ cup finely chopped green   pepper – 2 eggs – 1 cup bread crumbs – 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce – ½ cup ketchup – 1 teaspoon salt – 1 teaspoon pepper Brown Sugar Meatloaf Glaze: – ½ cup ketchup – 3 tablespoon brown sugar – 2 teaspoon yellow mustard

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Preheat oven to 350° and line a baking sheet with tin foil, then lightly spray the foil. Mix meats and other ingredients together in a large bowl. Use your hands and mix gently.


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Form your meatloaf into a loaf shape on the prepared baking sheet. Place the meatloaf in the oven and bake for 45 minutes. While the meatloaf is baking, mix your glaze ingredients.


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After 45 minutes, remove the meatloaf from the oven and spread the meatloaf glaze on the top and sides. Bake for another 15 minutes and then remove from oven.



– Handle the meatloaf mixture gently so it doesn't become tough and rubbery. – Watch your cooking time and don't overcook! – Be sure you allow your meatloaf to rest about 10 minutes after baking.

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