There are no frills about this classic meatloaf from New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Bruni’s mom. The flavorful tomato sauce makes it extra-tender, and a little brown sugar gives it a delicious, mild sweetness. Slideshow: More Meat Loaf Recipes
When you're in need of a meal that's warm, hearty, and comforting, these meat loaf recipes definitely deliver. Some of our favorites include this marinara sauce-topped turkey meat loaf, with a flavor reminiscent of meatballs; this beef, turkey, and mushroom meat loaf recipe is perfect if you're looking to cut back on meat. There's even a red wine-glazed meat loaf in the mix too, which pairs well with a firm Cabernet (naturally). No matter which one you choose, the results will be delicious.
The original version of this recipe from Dine with Your Friends, published in 1936 by the Women's Faculty Club of Northwestern University Medical School, called for a mixture of boiled ham and ground veal. We substituted bacon for the ham to add a nice touch of smokiness. Plus: Great Comfort Food Recipes