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: Foodnetwork.com, Back to School/Sandwich Central/Dinner and a Movie/Sides Show Name: Sandwich King Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network
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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.
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.
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.