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Ann Lander’s Sister’s Meatloaf Recipe

By October 7, 2013May 15th, 2018MSG, Savory Cuisine Corner
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Ann Lander's Sister's Meatloaf Recipe

This recipe is rumored to have been a favorite of the late Ann Lander's sister! And just a teaspoon of MSG brings this family favorite to life!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2  cups dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tsp. MSG
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 1 oz. pkg. dry onion soup mix
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 8 oz. can tomato sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F. 
  2. In a large bowl, combine the beef, eggs, crumbs, ketchup, MSG, water, and soup mix. 

  3. Mix well and spoon into a regular-size loaf pan. 

  4. Cover top with 2 slices of bacon, then pour tomato sauce over all. 

  5. Bake in a preheated oven for 1 hour.

Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of 

(from the Belleville, KS Farmer Stockman 10/2/2006)


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