Easy Meatloaf Recipe

Meatloaf is a classic comfort food that’s easy to prepare and always hits the spot. This recipe for easy meatloaf is for those looking for a quick and straightforward way to make this hearty dish. This recipe is perfect for weeknight dinners or meal prep on the weekends.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup ketchup


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, breadcrumbs, milk, beaten egg, diced onion, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper. Mix everything together well using your hands.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a 9×5-inch loaf pan and shape it into a loaf.
  4. Spread the ketchup over the top of the meatloaf.
  5. Bake the meatloaf in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until it’s cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
  6. Remove the meatloaf from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

This easy meatloaf recipe is perfect for a quick and delicious dinner — and leftovers for lunch the next day. Enjoy!

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