This meatloaf is glazed with brown sugar and ketchup for a moist and flavorful weeknight dinner.
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 20 mins
Yield: 1 9-inch loaf
½ cup ketchup
½ cup packed brown sugar
1 ½ teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon chili powder
1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
1 ½ cups croutons, crushed
1 small onion, chopped
¼ cup milk
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
Stir ketchup, brown sugar, salt, and chili powder together in a bowl until smooth. Spread a small amount of the ketchup mixture into the bottom of the prepared loaf pan.
Mix ground beef, croutons, onion, eggs, milk, and black pepper together in a large bowl; shape into a loaf and put into prepared pan. Spread remaining ketchup mixture over the loaf.
Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).
You can use onion powder in place of the onion, if you prefer.
278 calories; protein 19.1g; carbohydrates 22.8g; fat 12.2g; cholesterol 102.8mg; sodium 719.9mg.