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Old Fashion Quaker Oats Meatloaf

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Uncooked rolled oats
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This recipe is a slightly modernized version of the very old recipe found on the container of Quaker Oats. This recipe has been around at least since 1891, the year Quaker Oats was formed.

Serves: 8

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes


  • 1 lb ground chuck
  • 1 lb ground round
  • 1/2 cup onions, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbl yellow mustard


  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients, except the ketchup and mustard.

  3. Shape into a loaf on baking sheet, about 6-inch wide by 3 high.

  4. Bake for 40 minutes at 325 degrees F., and remove from oven.

  5. Combine ketchup and mustard and spread evenly over meatloaf.

  6. Bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until an internal temperature of 160 degrees F.

  7. Let rest for at least 20 minutes before slicing and serving.
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 4 out of 5
, Member Sherryorr

I'm so thrilled to find this recipe. I learned to make meatloaf a million years ago off the Quaker Oats box but somehow never copied it down. It was terrific then and I know it will be now. Yes, I would recommend it to others.

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