My favorite meatloaf

I grew up enjoying two great meatloaf recipes, one from Mom and one from Grandma. My husband grew up liking a certain type of meatloaf as well. Of course this made it interesting the first time I decided to make meatloaf. I started with a classic recipe from Better Homes and Garden cookbook; you know, the big one with the plaid cover that everyone owns. I mixed in a few aspects of our childhood memories of meatloaf and bam! A classic was born. As always, this is gluten free but is easy to make “normal,” it just depends on your breadcrumbs.

2 eggs
3/4 cup milk
2/3 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 tsp parsley
1/4 tsp sage
1/4 tsp basil
1/4 tsp oregano
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 lbs ground beef (you can substitute ground turkey for a healthy twist)

Topping
3 squirts ketchup
3 squirts mustard
2 tbsp brown sugar

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Preheat oven to 350. In a medium bowl, combine eggs and milk.
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Add onion, breadcrumbs, parsley, sage, basil, oregano, and Parmesan cheese.
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Mix well.
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Add ground beef and get those hands dirty! Smush all the ingredients until everything is thoroughly blended.
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Place in a loaf pan and bake for 1 hour.
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While the meatloaf is cooking, get a small bowl and prepare the topping. Pour all ingredients in the bowl and mix well.
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Make sure to get all the lumps out.
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Once the hour on the loaf is complete, spoon off all the fat that pooled at the top.
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Spoon on the sauce topping and cook for another 10 minutes.
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Enjoy!
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