Meatloaf is the quintessential comfort food. Whether served with mashed potatoes and gravy at the dinner table, eaten as a sandwich, or formed into burgers, meatloaf is a versatile and budget-friendly food.
Our classic beef, pork, and veal meatloaf is accented with chopped onion, celery, and carrot. The sweet-and-sour glaze adds a delicious tang to this tender and moist mealtime favorite. See our tips for making masterful meatloaf.
This easy ground-beef recipe is perfect for when you crave the flavors of meatloaf but are cooking for one. This dish is flavored with cheddar cheese, but feel free to try other combinations, such as pork and beef with Gruyere or Monterey Jack cheese. Steamed green beans are served alongside for a quick solo dinner.
A portion of ground buffalo blended with beef and pork adds lean and meaty flavor to these baked meatloaf sandwiches. Serve them atop grilled bread spread with broiled tomato relish.
This fanciful ground-beef meatloaf is baked and frosted with mashed potatoes to look like a birthday cake. This fun recipe is perfect for kids' birthday parties, or for your favorite meat-and-potatoes fanatic. The meatloaves can be made up to 1 day ahead and then reheated before frosting.
Don't be afraid to bite into these all-beef meatloaf sandwiches, even if they do bite back with spicy horseradish and sharp cheddar. Crushed saltine crackers (instead of breadcrumbs) add extra texture to the loaf. Serve the sliced meatloaf on toasted country-style bread with lettuce, sliced dill pickles, and ketchup.
This delicious beef meatloaf was a specialty of Martha's mother, Mrs. Kostyra. Finely chopped vegetables add flavor to this family-pleasing recipe, and help to keep it juicy and tender. An ample amount of breadcrumbs gives the meatloaf its distinctive texture and prevents it from becoming too dense.
Panko breadcrumbs create tender texture in this beef meatloaf while buttermilk adds tang to the mashed potatoes without adding fat. Panko is sold in many international aisles; regular breadcrumbs can be swapped in. Serve this updated diner special with green beans for the ultimate comfort-food dinner.
These mini all-beef meatloaves are brushed with honey mustard and topped with white cheddar cheese. You will not need mini loaf pans as the loaves are freeformed on a baking sheet. Panko breadcrumbs, which blend right in and lighten the texture of these meatloaves, can be found in the Asian-foods section of the supermarket. Serve the meatloaves with roasted potatoes and a side salad for a family-friendly meal.
This heart-healthy ground-turkey meatloaf includes panko breadcrumbs for light texture and a combination of parsley and sage for fresh flavor. It can easily be transformed into sandwiches for lunch the next day. Try Martha Stewart's meatloaf sandwich made on a roll or Kathleen Turner's meatloaf sandwich made on whole-grain bread.