Prize-Winning Meatloaf is one of our best meatloaf recipes. It originated from the recipe printed on the Quaker Oats container years and years ago. An old-fashioned recipe like this never goes out of style, so it's a smart idea to keep it around. After all, meatloaf is a great weeknight meal for families. And because it's made with few ingredients, it's budget-friendly, too. You can't go wrong with this prize-winning recipe. It just goes to show that you don't need anything fancy to make an award-winning dinner.
- 1 1/2 pound ground beef
- 1 cup tomato juice
- 3/4 cup old-fashioned oats, uncooked
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Run the dry oats through a food processor to break them up.
In a large bowl, combine oats, ground beef, tomato juice, egg, onion, salt and pepper, and mix well with a fork. Press firmly into ungreased 4 x 8 inch loaf pan.
Bake for one hour. Let stand five minutes before slicing.