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Nothing says mama's home cooking quite like a beef meatloaf fresh from the oven. There are as many variations of beef meatloaf as there are mamas. Check out our recipes to find the perfect comfort food!

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Servings 8

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, grated on large holes of a box grater
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup fine breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely grated parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef chuck (15% fat)
  • 6 thin strips bacon

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Like mom's classic meatloaf but with a Southwestern twist

  • 1 cup tortilla chips, crushed
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 pound meatloaf mix (beef, pork and veal)
  • 1 pound fresh chorizo, ground and casings removed
  • 1 canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
4.7/5 (6 Votes)

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This lean meatloaf dinner with tomato sauce is a classic crowd pleaser

  • 2 cups Special K® Original Cereal
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup finely sliced celery
  • 1 can stewed tomatoes, canned
  • 8 tablespoon skim milk
  • pinch salt
  • pinch of black pepper
4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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Spice things up with this beef and chorizo meatloaf slathered in a delicious chipotle glaze

  • CHIPOTLE GLAZE:
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 8 ounces soft chorizo, remove casing
  • 3 tablespoons corn oil
  • 3/4 cup white onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 roasted poblano pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 3/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup finely ground tortilla chips
  • 1 bottle of chili sauce (Heinz)
  • 2 to 4 chipotle peppers in adobo, depending on desired spice level
  • 1 tablespoon honey
4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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This bacon-wrapped meatloaf is rich and moist

  • 1 cup fresh bread crumbs (ground in food processor from 2 slices of bread)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, finely chopped
  • 1 large celery rib, finely chopped
  • 4 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground grass-fed beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 bacon slices, halved crosswise
4.6/5 (10 Votes)

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I love my pressure cooker! Meatloaf in about 30 minutes? Yes! This meatloaf recipe has great flavors and cooks qu...

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely minced yellow onion
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 cup ketchup (can use BBQ sauce if preferred)
  • 1/2 cup beef stock or broth
4.4/5 (189 Votes)

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Meatloaf is a classic comfort food dish, and this cheesy sauce poured over is the definition of comfort taken one s...

  • SAUCE:
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon House Seasoning (garlic powder, black pepper, and salt mix)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup crushed crackers, like Ritz
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt, like Lawry's
  • 2 slices white bread
  • 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • Onion, chopped, optional
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley leaves, chopped, optional
4.5/5 (89 Votes)

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  • 2 pounds lean ground beef, or a mix of ground feed and your choice of sausage
  • 1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs, or Panko crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cup Bullseye barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 6 to 8 slices bacon
4.8/5 (16 Votes)

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Make sure your belt buckle is strapped tight cuz this Sweet & Spicy Glazed Buttermilk Meatloaf will Knock-Your-Pant

  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup barbeque sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • MEATLOAF:
  • 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup whole-fat buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup small-diced onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons. tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef (85% lean-15% fat)
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
4.4/5 (41 Votes)

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This traditional meatloaf recipe is a perfect weeknight supper

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (more if meat is fatty)
  • Black pepper
  • Ketchup
4.6/5 (29 Votes)

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Savory, tender, and juicy meatloaf that keeps its shape perfectly when sliced

  • 1 cup fine fresh breadcrumbs (from 6 slices firm white bread; see Note below)
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, coarsely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons neutral vegetable oil, such as grapeseed
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef chuck
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup ketchup, divided, plus more for serving
4.8/5 (8 Votes)

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A delicious classic meat loaf recipe you can make using the Nuwave oven

  • 1.5-pounds ground beef, pork, veal, and/or turkey
  • 3/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire
  • 1/8 teaspoon thyme
4.5/5 (29 Votes)

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They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach—well they must have been talking about this meatloaf!

  • MEATLOAF:
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 3/4 cups quick oats, uncooked
  • 2 well-beaten eggs
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup tomato juice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
4.6/5 (17 Votes)

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Classic meatloaf recipe is served with homemade mashed potatoes, peas and a side of blueberry applesauce

  • 2 pounds grass feed 90/10 ground beef
  • 2 large organic eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup organic bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup organic ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons organic minced onions
  • 1 teaspoon organic garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 1 (8-ounce) can organic tomato sauce
  • 4 organic russet potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1/4 cup salted organic butter
  • 1/4 cup plain organic unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 bag frozen organic baby peas
  • 3 cups applesauce
  • 1 pint organic blueberries, rinsed
4.7/5 (3 Votes)

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Meatloaf Meatballs are bite-sized, meaty masterpieces of everyone's favorite comfort food

  • 1/4 cup ketchup, plus 2 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped, plus more for serving
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan, freshly grated
  • kosher salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 1-pound ground beef
  • 1/2-pound ground pork
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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