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    The 30 BEST Meatloaf Recipes

    Meatloaf… One of the classic comfort foods. Who doesn’t have fond memories of mom or grandma pulling a fresh loaf out of the oven and serving thick slices alongside mashed potatoes and gravy?

    You can never go wrong with a good meatloaf. Today we are presenting you with a collection of delicious and easy Meatloaf Recipes from around the internet. Follow the tips and make sure your meatloaf is tender and moist every time.

    You will find great recipes for classic meatloaf, varied meats, as well as some unique flavors like Cajun meatloaf and Asian inspired meatloaf. We have also found meatloaf with different cooking methods like crockpot, instant pot, sheet pan and even air fryer.

    So cook your way through this list and discover your new favorite meatloaf…

    1. Classic Meatloaf

    We’re starting this list with your basic, but oh so delicious meatloaf. This recipe, complete with a shiny glaze, is super easy and comes out tender and juicy everytime. Pure comfort food!

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    2. Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf

    Everything’s better with bacon, right? This meatloaf is no exception! Perfectly seasoned ground pork meatloaf is topped with thick cut bacon and baked to perfection. All you need is a side of mashed potatoes and you are all set.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    3. Turkey Meatloaf

    If you want your comfort food a little healthier, you’ve gotta try this turkey meatloaf. It’s loaded with flavor, as well as coarsely chopped mushrooms, and only had 8 grams of fat per serving!

    Get the Recipe @ pinchandswirl

    4. Mozzarella Stuffed Meatloaf

    Now we’re getting a little fancier. This Italian seasoned meatloaf is stuffed with gooey, melty mozzarella cheese. Imagine everyone’s surprise when they see your loaf start oozing with cheesy deliciousness!

    Get the Recipe @ savorynothings

    5. Meatloaf with Balsamic Mushroom Sauce

    Your basic meatloaf just got an upgrade! This one is topped with a decadent, buttery mushroom balsamic sauce. YUMMM.

    Get the Recipe @ girlgonegourmet

    6. Mini Meatloaf Muffins

    These cute mini meatloaf muffins are a fun variation on your regular loaf. The kids are sure to love them. Plus, they bake up in a fraction of the time!

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    7. Smoked Meatloaf

    This Smoked Meatloaf is cooked low and slow for hours in your smoker and is jam packed with flavor. It’s topped with barbecue sauce, and a few special ingredients keep it super moist.

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveandgoodfood

    8. Mexican Taco Meatloaf

    Taco meatloaf? You bet! This easy recipe has all the flavors you love in taco meat and is topped with salsa. Such a great twist on meatloaf!

    Get the Recipe @ realsimplegood

    9. Parmesan Chicken Meatloaf

    For some great Italian flavors, try this great Parmesan Chicken Meatloaf. It’s stuffed with mozzarella and topped with marinara and a cheesy topping. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    10. Greek Turkey Zucchini Meatloaf

    This Greek Turkey Zucchini Meatloaf is both healthy and delicious. It’s loaded with lean protein and veggie power. It gets great Greek flavors from sundried tomatoes and feta cheese.

    Get the Recipe @ savorynothings

    11. Hawaiian Meatloaf

    Add some tropical flair to your comfort food with this great Hawaiian Meatloaf. Super easy ground chicken meatloaf is topped with a sweet and spicy pineapple chili sauce. Delicious!

    Get the Recipe @ tastesoflizzyt

    12. Crock Pot Meat Loaf

    Who says meatloaf has to cook in the oven? Let your slow cooker do the work! Just mix everything together, put it in the crock, and come home to a delicious dinner!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    13. Sheet Pan Meatloaf Dinner

    Another great recipe using non-traditional cooking methods is this Sheet Pan Meatloaf Dinner. Mini meatloafs are cooked alongside potatoes and veggies all on one pan. How’s that for easy clean up?

    Get the Recipe @ life-in-the-lofthouse

    14. Bacon Chorizo Chipotle Meatloaf

    Now here’s a meatloaf absolutely loaded with flavor. A half and half mix of ground beef and chorizo sausage, along with some veggies, make for a great base. Then, it’s topped with bacon and chipotle mayo… Wow!

    Get the Recipe @ paleomg

    15. Magic Meatloaf

    This Magic Meatloaf is super tasty and has a fun surprise… boiled eggs in the middle! Give it a try, the family is going to love this recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ iamhomesteader

    16. Mac and Cheese Meatloaf Casserole

    Mac and Cheese Meatloaf Casserole is almost too good to be true. It features a meatloaf base which is topped with creamy homemade mac and cheese. Two comfort foods for the price of one!

    Get the Recipe @ thisisnotdietfood

    17. Cajun Meatloaf

    If you’re looking for a bit of spice, this recipe has you covered. A ground beef and sausage base is enhanced with cajun seasoning. If doesn’t sound great enough, it’s topped with a spicy ketchup and gochujang sauce!

    Get the Recipe @ allyskitchen

    18. Cracker Barrel Copycat Meatloaf

    Sometimes, you just don’t want to alter your comfort food. If that’s the case, try this Cracker Barrel Copycat Meatloaf. It’s just as good as your favorite restaurant!

    Get the Recipe @ thecozycook

    19. Instant Pot Meatloaf

    If you’re itching to play with your new kitchen gadget, try this great Instant Pot meatloaf a try! Potatoes cook in the pressure cooker along with the loaf, so it’s a one pot meal!

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    20. Air Fryer Meatloaf

    Yes, you heard right… Air Fryer Meatloaf! This juicy and delicious meatloaf cooks in a fraction of the time, about 30 minutes!

    Get the Recipe @ makeyourmeals

    21. Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole

    Doesn’t that picture just scream “comfort food”? A meatloaf base is topped with creamy mashed potatoes, cheese and bacon. Everyone will want to go back for seconds with this one!

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    22. Asian Inspired Meatloaf

    Give your meatloaf an Asian makeover! This one is flavored with Asian staples like soy sauce, hoisin sauce, ginger and garlic and topped with a sriracha hoisin glaze. YUMMM.

    Get the Recipe @ iwashyoudry

    23. Creamy Mushroom Stuffed Meatloaf

    You’re in for a real treat with this Creamy Mushroom Stuffed Meatloaf. Mushrooms and herbs are sautéed and them mixed with cream cheese, before being stuffed into the meatloaf. This one’s a keeper!

    Get the Recipe @ vikalinka

    24. Cast Iron Meatloaf

    How about cooking your meatloaf in a cast iron skillet! This Cast Iron Meatloaf comes out super moist and delicious. You may never go back to your old meatloaf pan!

    Get the Recipe @ grilledcheesesocial

    25. Philly Cheesesteak Meatloaf

    Philly Cheesesteak Meatloaf with green bell peppers, onions and mushrooms topped and stuffed with Provolone Cheese. This meatloaf is MUST for all Philly cheesesteak lovers.

    Get the Recipe @ dinnerthendessert

    26. Turkey Meatloaf Wellington

    This Turkey Meatloaf Wellington is a real treat. Tender, juicy, perfectly seasoned turkey meatloaf is wrapped in flaky phyllo dough. So good…

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    27. Crack Meatloaf Muffins

    Have you tried “crack” food? It comes in many varieties, from dips to soups to just about anything and features bacon, cheddar cheese and ranch seasoning. If that sounds good, give these Crack Meatloaf Muffins a try!

    Get the Recipe @ plainchicken

    28. Albondongon Colombiano (Colombian Stuffed Meatloaf)

    Albondongon Colombiano is a traditional Colombian meal of meatloaf stuffed with boiled eggs and veggies. Have it with rice and plantains for some true South American comfort food!

    Get the Recipe @ mycolombianrecipes

    29. Apple Dijon Turkey Meatloaf

    This Apple Dijon Turkey Meatloaf is a unique, yet delicious meatloaf recipe. The loaf is seasoned with grated apple, dijon mustard and has a little bit of sausage mixed in for good measure. All is topped with a honey dijon glaze.

    Get the Recipe @ 12tomatoes

    30. Meatloaf Sandwich

    We’re wrapping up this list with a leftover classic, Meatloaf Sandwich! In this recipe, thick slices of meatloaf are served on buttered crusty bread and accompanied by cheese, lettuce, tomato and red onion. Who wouldn’t want that for lunch?

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    So there you have it, thirty amazing meatloaf recipes. Some classic and some new. All of them are delicious and so easy to whip up in your own kitchen.

    Be sure to bookmark or pin this comfy collection so you always know where to go when that nostalgic comfort food craving hits. Now, which one to cook first…

    Meatloaf recipes.

    30 BEST Meatloafs

    Yield: 1 meatloaf
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 50 minutes
    Total Time: 1 hour

    This great collection of easy Meatloaf Recipes will have you coming back for seconds whenever your comfort food craving hits!


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    • ground turkey
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