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I haven't always been a big fan of meatloaf. Growing up, my mom insisted on loading it with onion, and being the hater of onion that I am, I couldn't stand the stuff. Later in life, when I found that not all meatloaf had to contain island-sized chunks of onion, I grew quite fond of meatloaf. In fact, it's actually one of my favorite dishes now.

I've had many different types of meatloaf, so I don't use the phrase "The Best Meatloaf EVA" lightly. The friend who sent the recipe to me called it "The Best Meatloaf in the World," but that implies that somewhere, in some distant galaxy, there might be a better meatloaf recipe. After trying this recipe, that's a notion I reject.

Ready to blow your taste buds away? Follow me below the doodle-thingy.

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This is a very, very simple recipe. You'll only need five ingredients.

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You'll need two pounds of ground beef, six ounces of Stove Top stuffing mix (in other words, one box...the savory herbs flavor worked quite well for me), two eggs, and about a half a cup of BBQ sauce (I'm a big fan of Sweet Baby Ray's, as you can see). You'll also need a cup of water.

First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Then, beat the eggs.

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Put the ground beef in a large mixing bowl.

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Add the other ingredients (note: only add half of the BBQ sauce, or a quarter of a cup).

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Now, the fun part (if you're a weirdo like me)...mix it up!

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Add the mixture to a large loaf pan and smooth it out.

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Put rest of the BBQ sauce (about a quarter of a cup, but I just can't have too much Sweet Baby Ray's in my book!) on top and spread evenly over the loaf.

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Then, throw it in the oven. The recipe calls for 45 minutes, but it took mine about an hour.

Pull it out and voi la.

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Yum! Cut yourself a big ol' slice... (as you can see, I made some rice pilaf to go with it...and I also suck at cutting slices of meatloaf, apparently)

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There ya go. The Best Meatloaf EVA or your money back, guaranteed. I'll definitely be making this again.

April 16, 2012

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