Quick and Easy Meatloaf

Meat loaf is a great family dinner (and makes great leftovers), but it can feel like a production to put together. That's not the case with these quick and easy meat loaf recipes that make dinner tonight a snap (and leftovers tomorrow all set!).

Barbecue-Sauced Meatloaf

Midwest Living

Meat loaf is a winter standard, but it's time to update your mother's classic recipe. Try spreading barbecue sauce on top for a little extra zing.

Cheesy Meat Loaf

Better Homes and Gardens

Purchased pesto, a biti of beer, and cheese imparts a flavor punch to ordinary meat loaf.

Mexican Pizza

Parents

Refried beans and salsa stand in for marinara sauce in this tasty Mexican Pizza recipe. Take the toppings South of the border, too, by sprinkling on corn, chopped avocado and cilantro.

Total: 40 mins

Easy Sauerbraten-Style Meat Loaf

Better Homes and Gardens

Here's a delicious, quick-to-assemble alternative to German meat loaf.

Chicken Meatloaf

Family Circle

A blend of mushrooms and onions keeps this lightened-up Chicken Meatloaf nice and moist. Serve with mashed potates or roasted vegetables.

Oatmeal Meat Loaf Slices

Better Homes and Gardens

Steel cut oats add moisture and nutrition to this sausage meat loaf.

Grass-Fed Ground Beef Meatloaf

Family Circle

Flavorful grass-fed beef and a creamy lentil mash make this meatloaf dinner oh-so modern.

Chili con Cupcake

Parents

Think of this recipe as chili-flavored mini meatloafs. Serve with a side salad and a cornbread muffin for a delightful comfort food dinner.

Next-Day Grilled Meat Loaf Sandwiches

Better Homes and Gardens

Meat Loaf Muffins

Better Homes and Gardens

A ho-hum weeknight recipe morphs into a cute dinner display when you top mini meatloaves with a sweet cranberry-tomato sauce, creamy mashed potatoes and melty cheese.

Mini Meatloaves and Broccolini

Parents

There will be no more dinnertime fights over the "best" piece of meatloaf when you bake individual servings in a muffin pan.

Grilled Meat Loaf Burgers

Better Homes and Gardens

Two classic comfort foods combine in this grilled sandwich that will surely be a favorite at your next backyard barbecue! Serve with grilled pototoes or crispy chips.

Total: 30 mins

BBQ Slow-Cooker Meatloaf

Parents

To get this turkey and mushroom meatloaf out of your slow cooker in one piece, line the bowl with a couple long strips of foil, then use them like handles to lift the finished product right out.

Macaroni and Cheese Meat Loaf

Better Homes and Gardens

Meatloaf and macaroni and cheese are like peanut butter and jelly made for each other. Sandwich a layer of mac 'n cheese in between two meatloaf layers for a new take on a classic dinner.

Italian-Style Slow Cooker Meat Loaf

Better Homes and Gardens

Tomatoes, parsely and feta cheese add Italian flair to this slow cooker beef and lamb meat loaf.

How to Make Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup is a hearty and comforting way to help work in some of those recommended "five a day" servings of fruits and vegetables. It's light, delicious and a flavorful blend of the season's best harvest. Although the end result is a simmering pot of complex flavors, the process for how to make vegetable soup is surprisingly quick and simple.

How to Make Baked Ziti

Sure, your friend's Italian-American grandmother knows how to make baked ziti, but why not gather a few tricks yourself? Ziti, a dish that's as beloved as spaghetti with meatballs, is poised to be your next Sunday supper.

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