Prize-Winning Meatloaf

Prep Time N/A
Cook Time 60 min
Servings 8

Simple, flavorful and oh-so juicy. This meatloaf is a prize winner for a reason—especially when you personalize it with your fave toppings.

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  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup tomato juice or tomato sauce
  • 3/4 cup Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1 egg or 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine all ingredients, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Press into 8 x 4-inch loaf pan.
  2. Bake 1 hour to medium (160°F) doneness until not pink in center and juices show no pink color.
  3. Let stand 5 minutes; drain off any juices before slicing.

Customize meatloaf by adding one of the following to meatloaf ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup frozen (thawed) or canned (drained) corn
  • 1/2 cup chopped green or red bell pepper
  • One 2-1/2-ounce jar sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
  • Sprinkle top of baked meatloaf with 1 cup shredded cheese. Return to oven for 3 minutes to melt cheese.
  • Spoon heated prepared spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, barbecue sauce or salsa over each serving.