Cracker Barrel Inspired Meatloaf

Who says comfort food can’t be simple and tasty? This Homestyle Meatloaf with Tangy Tomato Glaze is perfect for a nice family evening!

**Ingredients:**

– 2 lbs ground beef

– 1 cup diced onions

– 3/4 cup milk

– 2 eggs

– 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

– 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

– 1 teaspoon dried thyme

– 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

– 1 cup crushed Ritz crackers

– 1/2 cup ketchup

– 2 tablespoons brown sugar

– 1 tablespoon yellow mustard

**Directions:**

1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

2. In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, onions, milk, eggs, salt, pepper, thyme, garlic powder, and crushed crackers until well combined.

3. Shape the mixture into a loaf and place it in a greased baking pan.

4. In a small bowl, whisk together ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard. Spread this mixture over the meatloaf.

5. Bake for 1 hour, or until the meatloaf is cooked through and the glaze is caramelized.

6. Let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

Recipe Card

Cracker Barrel Inspired Meatloaf

Who says comfort food can’t be simple and tasty? This Homestyle Meatloaf with Tangy Tomato Glaze is perfect for a nice family evening!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • – 2 lbs ground beef
  • – 1 cup diced onions
  • – 3/4 cup milk
  • – 2 eggs
  • – 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • – 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • – 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • – 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • – 1 cup crushed Ritz crackers
  • – 1/2 cup ketchup
  • – 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • – 1 tablespoon yellow mustard

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, onions, milk, eggs, salt, pepper, thyme, garlic powder, and crushed crackers until well combined.
  • Shape the mixture into a loaf and place it in a greased baking pan.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard. Spread this mixture over the meatloaf.
  • Bake for 1 hour, or until the meatloaf is cooked through and the glaze is caramelized.
  • Let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
Keyword Cracker Barrel Inspired Meatloaf
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