Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Loaded Potato Meatloaf Casserole! Creamy mashed potatoes, flavorful ground beef, and spices are layered together to become a family favorite!

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If you’re looking for an indulgent and comforting meal that will satisfy your cravings, this Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole is the perfect option.

Just like a traditional meatloaf recipe, it’s like a cozy hug in one hearty dish. Creamy mashed potatoes, flavorful ground beef, and spices are layered together to create an irresistible dinner sure to become a family favorite!

Meatloaf has always been on the top of the list for classic comfort foods. And meatloaf bakes are the best way to get the whole meal in one.

Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Not only does it taste amazing but it’s also incredibly easy to make with minimal hands-on time required for a complete meal in one.

So read on for all of the details and deliciousness!

Why You Will Love The Meatloaf Casserole

  • Packed with flavor! – The combination of ground beef, pork, and potatoes makes for a delicious and hearty dish.
  • Easy to make! – This casserole is very easy to make. Simply combine all of the ingredients in a bowl, mix them together, and then bake in the oven.
  • Perfect for a weeknight meal! – This casserole is perfect for a busy weeknight. It can be made ahead of time and then simply reheated when you are ready to eat. Additionally, it is hearty and filling, so you will not be hungry an hour after eating it.
  • Kid-friendly! – This casserole is also kid-friendly. Kids will love the combination of ground beef and mashed potatoes. Additionally, they will also enjoy the creamy potatoes that are on top of the casserole.
  • Freezes well! – This casserole freezes well, so you can make a batch ahead of time and then simply reheat it when you are ready to eat it
Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Makes 5 servings

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 50 minutes

Meatloaf Ingredients

  • Lean ground beef
  • Ground pork
  • Bread crumbs
  • Milk
  • Large egg
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Italian seasoning
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Ketchup
  • Mashed potatoes (I used instant microwave potatoes)

For exact measurements, please see the printable recipe card below.

Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

How to Make Loaded Potato Meatloaf Casserole

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and grease an 8×8 or 9×9 baking dish, or casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.

In a medium bowl combine the ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, milk, egg, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes in a large bowl. 

Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Press the meat mixture into the bottom of the pan and spread the ketchup over the top of the meatloaf layer.

Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Make your instant mashed potatoes in a large mixing bowl.

Spread the mashed potatoes over the top of the meatloaf in an even layer.

Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, then remove the lid and bake for an additional 10 minutes.

Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Serve with green beans casserole for the perfect meal.

Favorite Tips to Customize It

One of the great things about this Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole is how customizable it is. 

With just the addition of cheese, you have a cheese meatloaf casserole.

You can add any type of cheese into the meatloaf mixture, add some veggies like carrots or peas, or even swap the ground beef for ground turkey or pork.

Top the juicy meatloaf with bacon bits and sour cream.

It’s a versatile dish that can be tailored to your preferences.

Leftover Meatloaf Recipe

And don’t worry about leftovers. This casserole reheats surprisingly well.

In fact, some may argue that it tastes even better the next day!

So go ahead and make a big batch, and enjoy the leftovers for lunch or dinner throughout the week.

Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

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Printable Recipe Card and Nutritional Values

Yield: 5

Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Loaded Potato Meatloaf Casserole! Creamy mashed potatoes, flavorful ground beef, and spices are layered together to become a family favorite!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound Lean ground beef
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 Large egg
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • ½ cup Ketchup
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes (I used instant microwave potatoes)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and grease an 8×8 or 9×9 baking dish, or casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, milk, egg, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes in a large bowl. 
  3. Press the meat mixture into the bottom of the pan and spread the ketchup over the top of the meatloaf layer.
  4. Make your instant mashed potatoes in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Spread the mashed potatoes over the top of the meatloaf in an even layer.
  6. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, then remove the lid and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Serve with green beans casserole for the perfect meal. Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe

Notes

Favorite Tips to Customize It

One of the great things about this Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole is how customizable it is. 

With just the addition of cheese, you have a cheese meatloaf casserole.

You can add any type of cheese into the meatloaf mixture, add some veggies like carrots or peas, or even swap the ground beef for ground turkey or pork.

Top the juicy meatloaf with bacon bits and sour cream.

It’s a versatile dish that can be tailored to your preferences.

Leftover Meatloaf Recipe

And don’t worry about leftovers. This casserole reheats surprisingly well.

In fact, some may argue that it tastes even better the next day!

So go ahead and make a big batch, and enjoy the leftovers for lunch or dinner throughout the week.

Nutrition Information

Yield

5

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 432Total Fat 20gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 11gCholesterol 122mgSodium 957mgCarbohydrates 31gFiber 2gSugar 8gProtein 30g

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Ground Beef Casserole Recipe Final Thoughts

All in all, this casserole is an excellent choice for those looking for a flavorful, easy-to-make, and kid-friendly meal.

Not only does the combination of ground beef, pork, and potatoes make for a delicious and hearty dish, but it is also perfect for those weekday nights.

Furthermore, the creamy mashed potatoes on top will definitely be something that kids, young and old alike – enjoy.

And finally, it freezes well so you can always have a batch of it ready when you are in a pinch! So why not give this casserole a try? You won’t regret it!

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