Meatloaf 101

November 19, 2011

Author Notes: This is a basic meatloaf mom's meatloaf recipe, plain, simple and covered with bacon.inpatskitchen

Serves: many


  • 1 pound ground beef chuck
  • 1 pound ground beef sirloin
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup dry seasoned bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 8 slices bacon
In This Recipe


  1. In a large mixing bowl using clean hands, mix all ingredients except the bacon together until well combined. Refrigerate the mixture for about 2 hours.
  2. Shape the mixture into a large loaf and place in a parchment lined baking pan about 9 x 13 inches. (Parchment for easy clean up)
  3. Place the bacon strips around and on top of the loaf.
  4. Bake, uncovered for about an hour and a half at 350F or until internal temperature reaches 160F.

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