Herbed Meatloaf

  • Yield: servings

'My family says this is the best meatloaf they've ever eaten. I found the recipe years ago and have made it many times.'


2 beef bouillon cubes
1cup boiling water
2pounds ground beef
1/2cup finely chopped celery
1/2cup finely chopped onion
1 egg
1/4teaspoon black pepper
2teaspoons Accent
1/2teaspoon dried basil
1/2teaspoon dried thyme
1/4cup ketchup, plus additional ketchup to coat loaves
2teaspoons mustard
1cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 1/2cups bread crumbs


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Dissolve the bouillon cubes in the boiling water. In a large bowl, mix together the beef, celery, onion, egg, pepper, Accent, basil, and thyme. Mix in 1/4 cup of the ketchup, the mustard, cheese, crumbs, and bouillon with your hands. Shape into one large or two small loaves. Place in loaf pan(s), and coat with the additional ketchup. Bake for 1 hour. If making two small loaves, reduce the cooking time to 50 minutes.

Yield: 8 servings

Tips From Our Test Kitchen:

The celery and thyme make this recipe unique. This moist and flavorful meatloaf is good with mashed potatoes, peas and carrots.