Slices of glazed meatloaf on a white plate.

Glazed Meatloaf

Cajun seasoning and dry minced onion are the secret to meatloaf with a little kick to complement the sweet glaze.
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: glazed meatloaf, ground beef, meatloaf
Servings per Recipe: 8 servings
Calories per Serving: 390
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 30 mins
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  • 1/2 C ketchup
  • 1/3 C brown sugar
  • 1/4 C lemon juice, divided
  • 1 tsp. mustard powder
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 3 slices bread, torn up into small pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. dry minced onion, or to taste
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1-1/2 tsp. Cajun seasoning, or to taste


  • Heat oven to 350°.
  • In a small bowl combine ketchup, brown sugar, 1 Tbsp of the lemon juice, and mustard powder.
  • In a large bowl combine ground beef, bread, remaining lemon juice, onion, egg, seasoning and 1/3 of the ketchup mixture. Mix well and place in a loaf pan.
  • Bake for 1 hour, drain any fat off, then spread remaining ketchup mixture evenly over the top. Bake for 5-10 more minutes, then serve.


Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 456mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 560IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 3.1mg