Quick and Easy French Onion Meatloaf Recipe

Quick and Easy French Onion Meatloaf

The Spruce / Kristina Vanni

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 75 mins
Total: 85 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Yield: 1 meatloaf
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
367 Calories
17g Fat
13g Carbs
37g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 367
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 284mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 84mg 6%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 590mg 13%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This meatloaf is so easy to prepare, and it tastes great. Ingredients include condensed French onion soup, quick rolled oats, breadcrumbs, and basic seasonings. Serve this meatloaf with mashed potatoes and salad or your favorite cooked vegetables.


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats

  • 1/2 cup fine dry breadcrumbs

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten

  • 1 (10 1/2-ounce) can condensed French onion soup

  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • Dollop ketchup, or barbecue sauce, optional

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Quick and Easy French Onion Meatloaf ingredients

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  2. Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.

    Combine all meatloaf ingredients in a bowl

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  3. Pack into a meatloaf pan or large (9 x 5 x 3-inch) loaf pan. Bake in preheated oven about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

    meat mixture in a meatloaf pan

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  4. Spread top with a little barbecue sauce or ketchup about 5 or 10 minutes before done.

    meatloaf topped with ketchup, on a cooling rack

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  5. Let rest a few minutes before slicing.

    Quick and Easy French Onion Meatloaf in a pan on a cooling rack

    The Spruce / Kristina Vanni

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