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Classic Old Fashioned Meatloaf Cooked In A Cast Iron Skillet

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Roasted VeggiesThis recipe called for a Cast Iron Skillet. but we made our Old Fashioned Meatloaf in a Cast Iron Bread Pan and it was just as good!

Ingredients for: Old Fashioned Meatloaf

  • 2 lbs. hamburger ~ (Ours used 1lb for Bread Pan)
  • 1 cup saltine cracker crumbs (oatmeal or bread crumbs) (3/4 cup for Bread Pan)
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper chopped (my addition)
  • 2 eggs (1 egg for Bread Pan)
  • 3/4-1 cup evaporated milk (whole milk or half and half) (1/2 cup for Bread Pan)
  • 2 teaspoons salt (1 Tsp for Bread Pan)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander (my addition)
  • 2 cups of water (Leave out water if using Bread Pan)
  • 1 cup ketchup (1/2 cup for Bread Pan)

Directions for: Old Fashioned Meatloaf ~ Make the same way for the Bread Pan

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 10-inch cast iron skillet with a non stick cooking spray; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all the above ingredients, except for the water and ketchup, and mix together until well blended. Note: Be careful not to handle the meat mixture to much.
  4. Shape into a round bun and place in the cast iron skillet. (shape into a loaf for bread pan)
  5. Pour water half way up in the skillet.(Leave out water if using Bread Pan)
  6. Bake in the oven for 1 hour or until meatloaf is done.
  7. Spoon ketchup over the meatloaf and return to the oven for another 15 minutes.


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