Menlo Park’s New Leaf Meatloaf

Menlo’s Park New Leaf Restaurant is located in San Jose, California.  The meatloaf is the house specialty.

Menlo Park Meatloaf

Menlo Park Meatloaf

Yield: 9 servings.

Menlo Park Meatloaf

Menlo Park’s New Leaf Meatloaf

Menlo Park's – you can make restaurant tasting meatloaf at home, it is no secret on how to make meatloaf.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ground Beef, Meatloaf
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 441kcal


  • 2 1/4 pounds ground chuck
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped fine
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup ketchup


  • Mix all ingredients except ketchup together and fill a loaf pan that has been sprayed with cooking oil. Press loaf tightly into pan and chill overnight. Cover surface with the 1/3 cup ketchup and cover with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 2 hours. Slice into 9 slices and serve.


Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 151mg | Sodium: 1230mg | Potassium: 540mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 4mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

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  1. Amy

    5 stars
    This is my third time making this King of all meatloaf recipes I’ve had the pleasure to eat. The only change I make is to exchange the water for milk. (My mother told me to do this with meatloaves thirty years ago, but I know longer remember why . I just do it.) I can’t describe how delicious this meatloaf truly is and it really does matter to let it refrigerate for hours before baking it. Thanks Stephanie! You’ve got another winner here with this recipe.

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