The best ever meatloaf recipe

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Meatloaf is a classic comfort food that has been a staple in American households for generations. My grandmother used to make the best meatloaf I've ever tasted, and I've been working on perfecting her recipe ever since.
The secret to her amazing meatloaf was a combination of the right blend of spices, using freshly ground beef, and baking it in the oven until it was perfectly browned. In this recipe, I'll share my grandmother's secrets with you, so you can make the best meatloaf of your life.
The Best Ever Meatloaf Recipe
1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
1 medium onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup milk
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. dried basil
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/4 cup ketchup
2 tbsp. brown sugar
2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, milk, egg, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, basil, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
3. In a separate bowl, mix together the ketchup, brown sugar, and apple cider vinegar.
4. Lightly grease a 9x5 inch (23x13 cm) loaf pan.
5. Press half of the beef mixture into the bottom of the pan, spreading it evenly.
6. Spoon the ketchup mixture over the beef mixture, spreading it evenly.
7. Top with the remaining beef mixture, again spreading it evenly.
8. Bake for 1 hour, or until the internal temperature of the meatloaf reaches 160°F (71°C).
9. Let the meatloaf cool for 10 minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy!
I hope you'll enjoy this meatloaf recipe as much as I do. The combination of spices and the sweet and tangy glaze make it the perfect comfort food for any occasion. Whether you're serving it for a family dinner or a special occasion, I'm sure it will be a hit. Give it a try and let me know what you think!
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