Blue Ribbon Meatloaf

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Blue Ribbon Meatloaf

There's nothing more American than a good ol' fashioned meatloaf, and this Blue Ribbon Meatloaf turns pantry ingredients into something incredible.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 5 people


  • 1 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 cup crushed Saltine crackers
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a large bowl, combine meat, tomato juice, crackers, egg, onion, salt, pepper, garlic powder, oregano, and cheese. Mix well.
  • Press into a loaf pan, or two mini loaf pans.
  • Bake for 1 hour and remove from oven. Let rest for 5-10 minutes. Drain off any fat that's risen and slice to serve.