Family Meal: Down Home Meatloaf and Gravy

with mashed potatoes and roasted green beans

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

A note about serious food allergies

Many an enterprising chef has capitalized on the emotional connection American diners have with meatloaf. For our money, it's hard to surpass the classic version, and that's exactly what you get here. Moist and subtly spiced with a just-like-Mom-made ketchup topping, this meatloaf captures the nostalgia with hardly any fuss. It's served next to fluffy mashed potatoes, roasted green beans, and a rich brown gravy that reminds the whole family that tradition never goes out of style.

In Your Box

  • Info
    1⅘ oz. Butter
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Liquid Egg
  • Info
    8 fl. oz. Whole Milk
  • Info
    ½ cup Meatloaf Seasoning
  • 20 oz. Ground Beef
  • 5 fl. oz. Ketchup
  • 3 Russet Potatoes
  • 16 oz. Green Beans
  • 2 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • Info
    6 tsp. Beef Demi-Glace
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    1571
  • Carbohydrates
    89g
  • Fat
    31g
  • Protein
    52g
  • Sodium
    1038mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 2 Baking Sheets
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Pot
  • 1 Small Pot

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Meatloaf
    1

    Prepare the Meatloaf

    Combine liquid egg, ¼ cup milk (reserve remaining for mashed potatoes), meatloaf seasoning, ground beef, 1 tsp. salt, and ½ tsp. pepper in a large mixing bowl.

  • Step 2 - Bake the Meatloaf
    2

    Bake the Meatloaf

    Place ground beef mixture on a prepared baking sheet and use wet hands to shape into a loaf approximately 9" by 5". This recipe card should cover it by about 1" on all sides. Brush with ketchup and bake until meatloaf reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 50-60 minutes. Rest 5-10 minutes before slicing. While meatloaf cooks, make potatoes.

  • Step 3 - Make the Mashed Potatoes
    3

    Make the Mashed Potatoes

    After meatloaf has baked 20-25 minutes, peel potatoes and cut into 1" dice. Bring a large pot with diced potatoes covered with water and 1 tsp. salt to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook until potatoes are tender, 17-20 minutes. Drain in colander, return to pot, and mash with butter and ½ cup milk, adding additional milk 1 Tbsp. at a time until desired consistency is reached. Season to taste with salt, cover, and set aside. While potatoes simmer, roast beans.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Green Beans
    4

    Cook the Green Beans

    After meatloaf has cooked 45 minutes, trim ends off green beans. Place green beans on second prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 Tbsp. olive oil and ½ tsp. salt. Spread into a single layer and roast until beans are just tender, 12-16 minutes. While beans roast, start gravy.

  • Step 5 - Make the Gravy
    5

    Make the Gravy

    Mix 2 cups water into cornstarch. Place small pot over high heat and add demi-glace and cornstarch mixture to pot. Bring to a boil and cook until thickened, 3-4 minutes. Demi-glace has plenty of seasoning; no need to add salt.

  • Step 6 - Plate the Dish
    6

    Plate the Dish

    Cut meatloaf into 1 ½" thick slices and serve on a plate with mashed potatoes, beans, and gravy.