We’re the first to admit it: When we’re looking for an easy, healthy dinner that’s packed with flavor, “meatloaf” doesn’t immediately spring to mind. But hear us out. From vegan lentil to cheddar-smothered minis, these 15 new takes on meatloaf are 100 times better than the original.
15 Meatloaf Recipes That Aren’t Mushy, Bland or Boring
Whole30 Classic Meatloaf
Photogenic and Whole-30 friendly? We can’t believe our eyes.
Jalapeno-cheddar Stuffed Enchilada Turkey Meatloaf
Thanks to Coterie member Monique Volz for satisfying our cheese cravings.
Better-for-you Barbecue Gluten-free Meatloaf
Tip: You’re gonna want to make extra sauce for dipping.
Cheesy Chicken Quinoa Enchilada Meatloaf Muffins
Say that five times fast.
Healthier Meatloaf With Tomato Glaze
This lightened-up version by Coterie member Heidi Larsen is great for weeknights.
Tangy Gluten-free Meatloaf With Balsamic Glaze
The secret ingredient? Pop Chips. (Really.)
Lentil And Sweet Potato Loaf
It’s plant-based, but you don’t have to be vegan to love it.
Slow-cooks all day while you’re at work.
Cheddar-stuffed Sweet Potato Bbq Turkey Meatloaf
Be still our heart.
Mini Bacon-wrapped Meatloaf
Because everything’s better with bacon.
Vegan Lentil Nut ‘meatloaf’
Even carnivores will devour it.
Turkey Quinoa Meatloaf
We’ve never thought of this, but it’s brilliant.
Pizza Meatloaf Muffins
Did we mention they’re gluten-free?
Like an inside-out burger.
Paleo And Keto Low-carb Meatloaf
Who said dieting had to be boring?