These creative meatloaf recipes put a twist on the classic meatloaf recipe with flavors from Asia, the Middle East, and other classic comfort food recipes.
15 Creative Meatloaf Recipes
The classic meatloaf recipe is a classic for a reason. However, these awesomely creative meatloaf recipes put a twist on the traditional comfort food and are sure to please a variety of even the pickiest eaters. We have included vegetarian meatloaf recipes, chicken meatloaf recipes, mexican meatloaf recipes, and even a recipe for mealoaf baked in a pumpkin! Prepare to get your hands dirty and your tastebuds dancing with these insanely creative meatloaf recipes.
1. Roasted Veggie Meatloaf with Balsamic Glaze
Try this healthy meatloaf recipe that’s loaded with veggies to add some vitamins to this classic meal. Perfect for tricking your kids into eating vegetables. See full recipe here.
2. Best Meatloaf Sandwich
Transform boring leftover meatloaf into this delicious meatloaf sandwich. Very quick and easy to prepare. Full recipe here.
3. Meatloaf Cupcakes with Sweet Potato ‘Frosting’
Who says cupcakes can’t be eaten for dinner? These meatloaf cupcakes topped with whipped sweet potatoes are a fun take on the traditional meatloaf. Kids and adults will love them (now that really is a treat)! Full recipe here.
4. Italian Turkey Meatloaf Muffins
This spin off the classic American comfort food infuses some Italian flavors in this simple meatloaf recipe. Get full recipe here.
5. Epicly Delicioius Meatloaf Sliders
Need a leftover meatloaf recipe? Look no further! This awesome recipe will draw you back over and over again in celebration of its epic deliciousness. Get all the recipe details here.
6. Lamb Meatloaf Baked in Mini Pumpkins
Tis’ the season for pumpkins galore! Celebrate the colors of fall with this Middle Eastern traditional meatloaf recipe made with lamb, curry powder and pumpkin. Get the recipe here.
7. Chicken Noodle Meatloaf Recipe
Love the comforts of chicken noodle soup and meatloaf? Get the best of both worlds with this mouthwateringly delicious chicken noodle meatloaf recipe! Get the full recipe here.
8. Individual Turkey Meatloaf Muffins
Get meatloaf and all the fixin’s in one bite with this healthy meatloaf recipe the whole family can enjoy. Get the full recipe here.
9. Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf
If you’re ever searching for a little extra flavor just slap some bacon on it because everything you’ve heard about bacon is true – it does make everything better! Get the recipe here.
10. Vegan Cowboy Meatloaf
Make this vegan meatloaf to please the herbivores in your life. It’s so delicious you may even convert a few meat-eaters! Get the full recipe here.
11. Loaded Mexican Meatloaf
Try out this healthy, loaded mexican meatloaf to add some tex-mex flare and spice to the classic meatloaf. Get the full recipe here.
12. Greek Turkey Meatloaf
Try out this Mediterranean inspired turkey meatloaf recipe for a Greek take on American comfort food. Get the full recipe here.
13. Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf
Skip the mess of wings and opt for this buffalo chicken meatloaf recipe instead. It’s exceptionally useful for messy sports fans on game day. Get the full recipe here.
14. Healthy Meatloaf Muffins with Spinach and Garlic Mashed Potatoes
This healthy meatloaf recipe requires no silverware for eating which makes it a perfect finger food for any event you host. Get the full recipe here.
15. Mini Tex-Mex Meatloaf Burritos
For another handheld way to eat meatloaf, try this mexican meatloaf recipe and transform this classic dish into burrito form! Get the full recipe here.
What are your favorite twists on traditional meatloaf recipes? Are there any other comfort food classics with a twist you’d like us to post about? Tell us in the comments section below!
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