Beef Meatloaf Recipes

Basic or loaded with tasty extras. Plus sauces, gravies, and glazes. Find out how inventive meatloaf can be.

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Classic Meatloaf

Rating: 4.54 stars
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The secrets to this meatloaf are fresh, very finely diced vegetables that give it moisture and flavor--and a light touch in mixing together the ingredients. This hearty meatloaf is the perfect meal for cool fall and winter evenings, served with mashed potatoes and simple mushroom gravy.

The Best Meatloaf I've Ever Made

Rating: 4.52 stars
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When I was growing up, my mom never ever made meatloaf and I always wanted to try it - I finally tried it at a restaurant and loved it. When I moved out on my own I started experimenting with different recipes and creating my own version. I finally came up with the best meatloaf I have ever made, and I wanted to share it.

Ann's Sister's Meatloaf Recipe

Rating: 4.37 stars
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This is supposedly Ann Landers' sister's meatloaf recipe.

Tennessee Meatloaf

Rating: 4.53 stars
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My Grandmother 'Nanaw' Rowan made the most delicious meatloaf in the state. When she passed away, she didn't leave me her recipe, but she left me the desire to recreate it. I think this is it, in flavor and texture. Don't let the number of ingredients discourage you. It's part of the magic in creating a masterpiece!

Instant Pot® Meatloaf

Rating: 4.51 stars
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Quick, easy, and delicious meatloaf made in the Instant Pot®. Made a little sweet with apple.

Cheesy Meatloaf

Rating: 4.46 stars
143
A 'stuffed' meatloaf made with beef, pork, cheese, eggs, soup mix and bread crumbs. Mozzarella cheese jazzes up a classic.

Skinny Meatloaf

Rating: 5 stars
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This is a traditional meatloaf recipe without all of the fat and calories. Delicious!

Flavorized Slow Cooker Meatloaf

Rating: 5 stars
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Slow cooker meatloaf is quick and easy with the flavor others lack.

Air Fryer Meatloaf

Rating: 4.18 stars
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If you have an air fryer, try this simple recipe for meatloaf in under 1 hour.

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Rating: 4.32 stars
108
My absolute fave meatloaf recipe!

Mexican Taco Meatloaf

Rating: 4.54 stars
205
My Mexican grandmother would use leftover corn tortilla chips in our meatloaf and everyone loved it! They all wanted seconds along with the recipe. A delicious Mexican-American comfort food.

Rempel Family Meatloaf

Rating: 4.56 stars
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Tired of boring old meat loaf? Well give this one a try. My husband won't eat any other meat loaf but mine.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Memorable Meatloaf

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Grilled BBQ Meatloaf

Rating: 4.33 stars
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Sounds crazy, but you will never enjoy 'normal' meatloaf as much as this!