Old-fashioned Meat Loaf- A.K.A "Basic" Meat Loaf

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 1 hr
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 pound ground beef

1 1/4 teaspoons salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped bell pepper

1 egg, lightly beaten

8 ounces canned diced tomatoes with juice

1/2 cup quick-cooking oats


1/3 cup ketchup

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 tablespoon prepared mustard


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Mix all meat loaf ingredients well and place in a baking dish. Shape into a loaf.


  1. Mix ingredients for topping and spread on loaf. Bake for 1 hour.;
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