Stove Top Meatloaf Recipe

This Stove Top Meatloaf is a delicious and easy-to-make recipe that combines the classic flavors of meatloaf with the convenience of stove top stuffing. Perfect for a comforting family dinner!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 box Stove Top stuffing mix (any flavor)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup ketchup (plus extra for topping)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat and Prepare:
  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Lightly grease a loaf pan or line it with parchment paper.
  1. Mix Ingredients:
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, Stove Top stuffing mix, water, eggs, ketchup, milk, chopped onion, chopped bell pepper (if using), Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  • Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated. It’s easiest to use your hands to ensure everything is evenly combined.
  1. Shape and Place in Pan:
  • Transfer the meat mixture into the prepared loaf pan.
  • Press down gently to form a loaf shape.
  1. Add Topping:
  • Spread a thin layer of ketchup over the top of the meatloaf for added flavor and moisture.
  1. Bake:
  • Place the meatloaf in the preheated oven.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 160°F (71°C) and the meatloaf is cooked through.
  1. Rest and Serve:
  • Remove the meatloaf from the oven and let it rest for about 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy!

Tips:

  • For extra flavor, you can add a tablespoon of mustard to the ketchup topping.
  • Feel free to customize the meatloaf by adding other vegetables, such as grated carrots or minced celery.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Enjoy this easy and delicious Stove Top Meatloaf with your loved ones!

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