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A Savory Meal for All
Hello food lovers! I am Journalist Lily Morgan and I am here to share with you all my favorite 2 lb meatloaf recipe. This is a savory meal that is sure to please everyone in your family. Whether you are looking for a quick weeknight meal or a more special Saturday night dinner, this 2 lb meatloaf recipe is sure to fit the bill. It is also an inexpensive meal that is incredibly easy to make. So let’s get started!
Ingredients for 2 lb Meatloaf
For this 2 lb meatloaf recipe, you will need the following ingredients:
|Ground beef||2 lbs|
|Salt and pepper||to taste|
Instructions for 2 lb Meatloaf
Now that we have all the ingredients, let’s get started cooking. First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Next, dice the onion and mince the garlic. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, onion, garlic, salt and pepper, egg, ketchup, mustard, and breadcrumbs. Mix everything together until everything is evenly distributed. Once everything is mixed, shape the mixture into a 2-pound loaf and place it in a greased baking dish. Spread the remaining ketchup and mustard over the top of the meatloaf and bake for 1 hour. After an hour, turn the oven off and let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
A Few Tips for Perfect 2 lb Meatloaf
If you want to make sure your 2 lb meatloaf is perfect every time, here are a few tips to keep in mind:
- Make sure to use ground beef that is at least 80% lean so your meatloaf isn’t too greasy.
- For the breadcrumbs, you can use store-bought or homemade. If you are using store-bought, make sure to get the plain variety.
- For extra flavor, you can add in some diced bell peppers, mushrooms, and/or carrots to the mixture.
- If you want to make a lightened-up version of this 2 lb meatloaf, you can use ground turkey or a combination of ground beef and turkey.
- If you don’t have ketchup and mustard on hand, Worcestershire sauce or barbecue sauce can be used as a substitute.
Serving Suggestions for 2 lb Meatloaf
This 2 lb meatloaf can be served with a variety of sides. Mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, and roasted vegetables all pair perfectly with this savory meal. If you are looking for a lighter option, a salad with a simple vinaigrette dressing is also a great accompaniment.
The Perfect Meal for Any Occasion
This 2 lb meatloaf recipe is a savory, delicious meal that is sure to please everyone in your family. It is an inexpensive, easy meal that can be served on weeknights or special occasions. So go ahead, give this 2 lb meatloaf recipe a try and let me know what you think!
Adding a Little Extra Something
If you are looking to add a little something extra to this 2 lb meatloaf recipe, try topping it off with a simple glaze. A combination of ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar makes for a delicious glaze that is sure to take this meal to the next level.
The Final Word
I hope you all enjoy this 2 lb meatloaf recipe as much as I do. So sing along with me now: “If you want something tasty, make a 2 lb meatloaf. It’ll be savory and delicious, so give it a try!” Happy cooking everyone!