"Meat & Potatoes" Meatloaf

“Meat & Potatoes” Meatloaf

1 1/2 cups refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes
3/4 cup chopped onion
3 eggs – lightly beaten
2/3 cup Italian-style bread crumbs
2/3 cup ketchup – divided
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 pound lean ground beef

Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine potatoes, onion, eggs, bread crumbs, 1/3 cup of the ketchup, salt and pepper; mix well. Add ground beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. On rack set over broiler pan, shape beef mixture in to 8 x 4-inch loaf. Spread remaining 1/3 cup ketchup over top of loaf. Bake 1 1/4 hours or until center is no longer pink and of medium (160ºF) doneness. Let stand 5 minutes; cut into slices.