For the Love of Meatloaf — Comfort Food Feast



Chef Name: Jeff Mauro Full Recipe Name: All-American Down-Home Patriotic Meatloaf Sandwich Talent Recipe: Jeff Mauro’s All-American Down-Home Patriotic Meatloaf Sandwich, as seen on Sandwich King FNK Recipe: Project:, Back to School/Sandwich Central/Dinner and a Movie/Sides Show Name: Sandwich King Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

Photo by: Renee Comet ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Renee Comet, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Forget the cafeteria impression you have of meatloaf — it’s come a long way since its lunch-tray roots. Meatloaf is good nestled beside a mound of mashed potatoes, but it’s better when a little something extra hits the stage.

Go the handheld route with this series of meatloaf sandwiches. Jeff Mauro’s All-American Down-Home Patriotic Meatloaf Sandwich comes with a homemade glaze and loads of crunchy toppings. Giada De Laurentiis fixes her Pancetta and Turkey Meatloaf Sandwiches on plush Italian rolls with a handful of spicy arugula. 

Tangy Meatloaf Burgers


Food stylist: Jamie Kimm Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin

Photo by: Antonis Achilleos

Antonis Achilleos

Food Network Magazine’s Tangy Meatloaf Burgers and Meatloaf Sliders bring the flavor-rich disposition of the dish into America’s favorite sandwich.



Mini Meatloaves Topped with Tomato Sauce on a white dish with a small container of tomato sauce

If sandwiches aren't your thing, try Food Network Magazine’s  Mini Skillet Meatloaves and then put the leftovers to use with Meatloaf Quesadillas With Cilantro Cream.

entwine, May 2011

Photo by: Yunhee Kim ©2011, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Yunhee Kim, 2011, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Not down with the meat element of your meatloaf? Food Network Kitchens' Veggie Meatloaf With Mushrooms and Sun-Dried Tomatoes is ground together with caramelized onions and cheddar for a robust, vegetarian take.

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Meat Loaf-011.tif

Bobby Flay’s Vegetable Meatloaf With Balsamic Glaze for Food Network Magazine has a ground turkey foundation and is loaded with peppers and zucchini.

Rachael Ray’s Chipotle BBQ Turkey Mini Meatloaves are best enjoyed atop a mound of homemade mashed sweet potatoes.

Mom’s Turkey Meatloaf and Dad’s Meatloaf With Tomato Relish may be family favorites, but be sure to welcome these spins with open arms.

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