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No Ketchup Brown Gravy Meatloaf Recipe

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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 2-2 ½ lbs ground beef
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • ¾ cups breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs


  • preheat oven to 350F
  • In a medium-sized skillet, heat one tbsp olive oil, and brown diced onions, about 7 minutes. When brown, add chopped garlic and cook for two more minutes. Add tomato paste, fresh thyme, and Worcestershire sauce
  • Mix in the chicken broth and cook the mixture for 3-4 minutes or until reduced to half the liquid. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • In a mixing bowl, add ground beef, eggs, and breadcrumbs
  • When cooled, add tomato-onion mixture to the bowl
  • Mix everything very well. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and form the meat mixture into a loaf. (you can use a loaf pan too)
  • Bake the meatloaf for 45-50 minutes, or until fully cooked. Make brown gravy while meatloaf is baking. (I used Mccormick brown gravy mix)
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