“This is from the Retro Diner Comfort Food From the American Roadside Cookbook... a very classic blue plate type meatloaf that will take you back to 'the old days'. I do recommend that you drain some of the grease off midway, and then put the topping on afterwards; (or at least add more) otherwise the topping slides off with the grease! You can really brown it up near the end by putting it under the broiler for just a couple minutes. My family really enjoyed this - but beware, this is not the healthiest meatloaf!”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl soak bread crumbs in milk.
  3. Add beef, pork, eggs, onion, salt, pepper and sage.
  4. Mix well with your hands and pat into a 9x13 loaf pan.
  5. In a separate bowl mix together brown sugar, ketchup, dry mustard, and nutmeg. Pour over meat loaf.
  6. Bake 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until lightly browned and a butter knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. If you have a meat thermometer, the internal temperature should be 180 degrees.
  8. Serve with baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, baked beans or green beans.

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