Meatloaf with Glaze

Are you ready for a taste of nostalgia? Dive into the heartwarming goodness of Meatloaf with Glaze, a dish that echoes the coziness of childhood. This recipe is like a trip down memory lane. From its savory aroma to the succulent blend of ground pork and beef, every bite is a reminder of comforting family dinners.

Why You’ll Love Meatloaf with Glaze

  • Easy Preparation: This recipe is a breeze to prepare, making it ideal for busy weeknights or lazy Sundays. With simple steps and readily available ingredients, you can have a delicious, hearty meal without breaking a sweat.
  • Savory and Sweet Combination: The glaze adds a perfect touch of sweetness to the savory goodness of the meatloaf. It’s a harmonious blend that satisfies both sweet and savory cravings, making it a crowd-pleaser for all taste preferences.
  • Perfect for Recipes: Meatloaf is not just a standalone dish; it’s versatile and can be repurposed into sandwiches, wraps, or even crumbled over a salad. It’s the gift that keeps on giving, providing multiple meals from one cooking session.
  • Homemade Comfort: There’s something profoundly comforting about a slice of meatloaf. Whether you’re seeking solace after a long day or aiming to recreate the warmth of family dinners, this recipe brings homemade comfort to your table.
  • Deliciously Nostalgic: For those who grew up with the aroma of meatloaf wafting through the house, this recipe is a journey back to cherished memories. It’s a taste of the past, recreated with love and simplicity.

Ingredients You Need To Make Meatloaf With Glaze

Ingredients for Meatloaf

  • Ground pork
  • Ground beef
  • Eggs
  • Onion
  • Bell pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Panko crumbs
  • Ketchup
  • Milk
  • Mushroom powder
  • Oregano
  • Thyme
  • Basil
  • Black pepper
  • Paprika
  • Kosher salt
  • Garlic powder

Ingredients for Glaze

  • Ketchup
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Amino acids (soy sauce)
  • Brown sugar
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder

How to Make Meatloaf With Glaze

Making the Meatloaf

Preheat the oven and prepare a loaf pan.

Sauté onions and peppers until translucent.

Mix all ingredients in a bowl.

    Bake in the loaf pan until the internal temperature reaches 160°F.

    Add glaze, bake for an additional 5 minutes, and savor the deliciousness.

    Making the Glaze

    Combine all ingredients in a stock pot.

    Cook for 10 minutes.

    Serve generously with the meatloaf.

    Commonly Asked Questions

    Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

    Absolutely! Prepare the meatloaf mixture, cover, and refrigerate. Bake when ready to enjoy.

    Is it freezer-friendly?

    Yes, you can freeze both the uncooked mixture and the baked meatloaf. Just ensure proper wrapping to maintain freshness.

    Can I use different meats?

    Certainly! Experiment with various combinations of ground meats for a personalized touch.

    How do I know when the meatloaf is done?

    Aim for an internal temperature of 160°F. A meat thermometer is your best guide.

    Meatloaf with Glaze

    Meatloaf is my childhood favorite. Its savory, comforting and easy.
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    Course: Main Course
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: Meatloaf with Glaze
    Prep Time: 15 minutes
    Cook Time: 1 hour
    Servings: 8
    Calories: 620kcal


    • Measuring cups/spoons
    • mixing bowls
    • 9×5 loaf pan
    • Skillet



    • 1 lb ground pork
    • 2 lbs ground beef
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 large onion diced
    • 1 bell pepper diced
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 cup panko crumbs
    • ¾ cup ketchup
    • ½ cup milk
    • ½ tsp mushroom powder
    • ½ tsp oregano
    • ¼ tsp thyme
    • ¼ tsp basil
    • ½ tsp black pepper
    • 1 tsp paprika
    • 2 tsp kosher salt
    • ¾ tsp garlic powder


    • 1 cup ketchup
    • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 tsp amino acids soy sauce
    • cup brown sugar
    • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
    • 1 ½ tsp onion powder
    • 1 tsp garlic powder


    Make the Meatloaf

    • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and spray a 9×5 loaf pan with nonstick spray.
    • In a sauté pan add the olive oil, diced onion and diced pepper.
    • Sauté until the onions are translucent.
    • In a bowl add all the ingredients and mix until incorporated.
    • Add to the loaf pan and bake for 45-55 minutes.
    • Internal temp should be 160.
    • Remove, add some of the glaze, bake for 5 minutes and enjoy!

    Make the Glaze

    • Add all of the ingredients to a stock pot and cook for 10 minutes.
    • Serve with the meatloaf.


    Serving: 1slice | Calories: 620kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 185mg | Sodium: 1282mg | Potassium: 781mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 984IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 4mg
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    Get ready to savor the goodness of Meatloaf with Glaze – a perfect blend of familiar tastes with a touch of something special. It’s more than just a meal; it’s a cozy celebration of comfort, simplicity, and the sheer happiness of enjoying tasty food with your favorite people. Dive into this homestyle treat and let the flavors whisk you away to a comforting, nostalgic place.

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