Skillet Meatloaf

Meat Loaf

Meatloaf is a perfect option to make in a skillet or in a Dutch oven. It is a hearty yet economical meal option.

To manage the excess fat in the ground beef the meatloaf is placed on a trivet or wire rack to allow it to render out.

Serve with freshly cooked vegetables, mashed potato, and fresh bread to make it a complete meal.

Skillet Meatloaf Recipe

Meat Loaf
Meatloaf is a perfect option to make in a skillet or in a Dutch oven. It is a hearty yet economical meal option using ground beef. Serve with vegetables.
Preparation 20 minutes
Cook 1 hour 15 minutes
Ready in 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 6 Servings


Meat Loaf

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup onion finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup fine dried breadcrumbs


  • 1/4 cup ketchup or tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard


  • skillet


Meat Loaf

  • In a bowl combine the ground beef, eggs, milk, onion, parsley, sage, salt, and breadcrumbs. Combine well.
  • Form the mixture into a loaf and place it into either a skillet or Dutch oven. The meatloaf may be placed on a wire trivet so that the fat dripping can render out.
  • Bake the meatloaf at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for an hour or until the internal temperature reaches 150 degrees F (65 degrees C), then add the glaze.


  • In a small bowl combine the ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard.
  • Spread the glaze over the top of the meatloaf, return to the heat and cook for an additional 15 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F (71 degrees C).
  • Let rest for 5 minutes before slicing to serve.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 394kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 24gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 139mgSodium: 655mgPotassium: 445mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 187IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 94mgIron: 3mg

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Dutch Oven outdoor camp cooking has been part of my life for the past 15 years. I love the versatility of the black pots. I am forever pushing the boundaries on what you can cook in them.

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