Meatloaf Recipes and Tips

Recipes for the ultimate comfort food, cooked up any way you like it

Made with beef, turkey or even lentils, meatloaf is always a palate pleaser. Try one of our 25 recipes for a new twist on this classic favorite. Add cheddar cheese or a drizzle of barbeque sauce. Serve it with a side of mashed potatoes or on a thick slice of sourdough bread. But whatever you do, don't forget to let your loaf rest.

Classic Combos


Just Beef

 

Added Flavors

Poultry

Veggie


Five Tips for Mastering Meatloaf
 
  1. Use a light hand when mixing; overworking the mix makes for tough meatloaf.

  2. Moisten your hands lightly with a thin coat of oil when mixing so the meat doesn't stick to your fingers.

  3. Check seasonings by frying up a small patty of the mixture and tasting it.

  4. You can make meatloaf either in a loaf pan or free-form. Free-form meatloaves have a crust all around; loaf-pan meatloaves have a more "steamed" texture. It's strictly a matter of preference.

  5. Let your meatloaf rest for about 10 minutes after it comes out of the oven; it will hold together better when slicing.
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