Vegetable Meatloaf

vegetable meat loaf

Vegetable Meatloaf

Vegetable? More like Magical! It's hard to believe that you can cook up vegetables and have a meatloaf, but, it's real and we did it! You should give it a try!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • Oven/Broiler
  • Large Bowl
  • Blender/Food Processor
  • Medium Bowl
  • Large Skillet
  • Baking Sheet
  • Small Bowl 


  • 14 oz Hanover Foods Red and Green Pepper Strips
  • 14 oz Hanover Foods Broccoli
  • 2 lbs Cremini Mushrooms roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup Walnuts chopped, toasted
  • 2 tbsp Basil chopped 
  • 1 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper
  • 4 oz Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese grated
  • 2 Large Eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp  Vegetable Broth
  • ¼ tsp Dijon Mustard


  • Preheat broiler to high. To prepare meat loaf.
  • Place pepper strips on a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil 12 minutes or until blackened. Finely chop. Place bell peppers in a large bowl.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350 F°.
  • Place about one-fourth of mushrooms in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until finely chopped. Transfer chopped mushrooms to a bowl. Repeat procedure 3 times with remaining mushrooms.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add mushrooms to pan; sauté 15 minutes. Add mushrooms to bell peppers. Add asparagus and onion to pan; sauté 6 minutes or until just tender, stirring occasionally. Add onion mixture to mushroom mixture.
  • Arrange bread crumbs in an even layer on a baking sheet; bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until golden. Add breadcrumbs and the next 8 ingredients (through eggs) to mushroom mixture, stirring well. Spoon mixture into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray; press gently to pack. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until a thermometer registers 155°.
  • To prepare topping, combine 2 tablespoons ketchup and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; brush ketchup mixture over meat loaf. Bake an additional 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes; cut into 6 slices.
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