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Simplest Homestyle Meatloaf


The Gourmandize Team

Super simple meatloaf feels comforting and homey. Very easy to prepare - the perfect recipe!

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (5 Votes)


  • 1 lb of Ground Beef
  • Handful of oatmeal
  • 2 eggs
  • Ketchup
  • Onion, Celery, Bell Pepper. (Cut into small pieces)
  • Salt, Pepper, & Onion Powder


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

Mix all together, put into a loaf pan and cook for 45 minutes to one hour.

Step 3

Add ketchup on top of the meatloaf when it is done.


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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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