Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Kitty's Cookin' Cookbook

Momma's Meatloaf

6 servings


15 minutes

active time

1 hour 15 minutes

total time


2 pounds lean ground beef

1/2 white onion (diced (about 1/2 cup)

1 cup dried bread crumbs

1/2 cup milk (whole, 2%, 1%, or skim)

1 large egg

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon ground oregano

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/2 cup ketchup

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch pan.

In a large mixing bowl, knead together the ground beef, onion, bread crumbs, milk, egg, Worcestershire sauce, salt, basil, oregano, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

Shape the meat mixture into a loaf and place it in the prepared pan.

Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.

In a small bowl, whisk together the ketchup, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce to prepare the glaze.

Brush the glaze over the hot meatloaf.

Increase the oven temperature to 400°F and bake for an additional 15 minutes or until the meatloaf reaches an internal temperature of 160°F.


Serving Size



324 kcal

Total Fat

9 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat



96 mg


896 mg

Total Carbohydrate

22 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

8 g


36 g

6 servings


15 minutes

active time

1 hour 15 minutes

total time
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