Nothing can compete with momma’s cookin’, but we think Nostalgia Meatloaf comes pretty close. The tastes of this tender, meaty loaf will take you right back to the days of riding your bike around with the neighborhood kids. And the sweet and tangy glaze smothered on top will remind you of all the thrills of imagination you experienced while playing in the sandbox. So, while it might not be just like how momma made it, Nostalgia Meatloaf will still bring you back to a time of stillness and fun!

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For the meatloaf:

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon parsley

For the glaze:

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup hot honey
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.

Step 3 –In a medium bowl, combine the ground beef, the breadcrumbs, the milk, the eggs, the Worcestershire sauce, and 1/2 cup of the ketchup.

Step 4 –Add the dried minced onion, the celery salt, the pepper, the paprika, and the parsley to the breadcrumb mixture and stir to combine.

Step 5 –Press the meat mixture into the prepared pan and flatten it out.

Step 6 –In a small bowl, combine the remaining ketchup, the honey, and the onion powder.

Step 7 –Pour the glaze over the top of the meatloaf.

Step 8 –Cover the meatloaf with aluminum foil, place the pan on a rimmed baking sheet, and bake the meatloaf for 45 minutes.

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Step 9 –Discard the foil from the meatloaf and continue baking until it has reached an internal temperature of 155 degrees F, about 15-30 minutes.

Step 10 –Let the meatloaf rest until the meat has reached an internal temperature of 160 degrees F, about 15 minutes.

Step 11 –Serve.