Classic 6-Ingredient Onion Soup Meatloaf

Onion Soup Meatloaf
The Spruce
  • 90 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 75 mins
  • Yield: 10 servings
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Meatloaf has been around for a very long time. This is a recipe from a 1936 General Electric Kitchen Institute cookbook, The New Art of Modern CookeryDry onion soup mix and ketchup flavor this version of the simple everyday meatloaf recipe. It's a classic, popular meatloaf, great with potatoes and green beans or steamed broccoli.

The leftovers make delicious sandwiches!

What You'll Need

  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 350 F / 180 C / Gas 4. 
  2. In a large bowl combine the eggs, ketchup, water, and soup mix; mix well.
  3. Add the bread crumbs and beef; mix well.
  4. Shape the meat mixture into loaf and place in a shallow, foil-lined pan, loaf pan, or meatloaf pan.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for about 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 298
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Unsaturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 125 mg
Sodium 289 mg
Carbohydrates 14 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 30 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)