Niki’s Meatloaf Recipe!

To be honest, I have made lots and lots of different meatloaf recipes in my time. I have never been completely happy with any of them. I decided to take all of my “likes” and add a few favorite ingredients, and came up with this tasty meatloaf. I hope you like it as much as I do!

To make this meatloaf recipe, you will need the following ingredients:

1 1/2 lbs ground beef or ground turkey
1 egg
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
a handful of grated Parmesan (Please not from a can)
1 cup bread crumbs (I use Italian style)
1 tsp salt
1 half bell pepper diced fine
1 small onion or 1/2 reg sized onion diced fine
pepper to taste
2/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp mustard

In a large bowl, combine egg,


Parmesan cheese,

cheddar cheese,

bell pepper,


bread crumbs,


and pepper.

Mix to combine.

Add meat.

Using your hands, mix until all ingredients are combined.

Press firmly into prepared loaf pan.

In a small bowl combine ketchup,

packed brown sugar,

and mustard.

Mix well.

Pour mixture over meatloaf.

Place in a pre-heated 350 degree oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Serve with mashed potatoes, corn and a green vegetable.



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