Hands Down The Best Meatloaf Recipe! Roasted Red Peppers, Spinach, Feta Cheese…

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 To be honest typically, I don’t make meatloaf very often. But, spotted a new ground beef recipe that looked too good not to try. It was hands down the best meatloaf recipe! And I am so glad we didn’t pass trying it out, and adapting it to suit our tastes. This recipe is so most flavorful, and now my all time favorite meatloaf we have tried so far. Do you love easy ground beef recipes like meatloaf? 

When everyone in the house asks you to make this dinner recipe again, you know you have a winning recipe. Adding this to our meal planning recipes.

The Best Meatloaf

The best meatloaf #meatloaf #recipe so easy, and flavorful! Makes a great dinner. #groundbeefrecipes DearCreatives.com

There was yum in every bite. Repeat, there was yum in every bite

Easy dinner recipe

  • The prep is so easy. 

Meatloaf - all the food ingredients for making a meatloaf on the counter. See recipe at DearCreatives.com

Get out your ingredients. A large mixing bowl, spatula, and loaf pan baking dish. You’ll have this whipped up so quickly. How easy? Mix in one big bowl, and then scoop in the baking pan, and top it with ketchup. Then it goes straight in the oven to bake.

Start your mashed potatoes cooking. Add a side salad, carrots, or any veggie you like to complete your dinner. We didn’t make gravy, honestly this doesn’t need it. 

Directions for how to make meatloaf

how to make meatloaf - ingredients in the mixing bowl. recipe at DearCreatives.com

Add minced garlic, chopped baby spinach, feta cheese, diced roasted red peppers, yellow onion, bread crumbs, and egg into a bowl.

  • Next add your spices
  • Mix together

meatloaf - meatloaf mixed up in the mixing bowl DearCreatives.com

Then add your ground beef (I used lean ground beef) combine, and put mixture into your pre sprayed baking dish

meatloaf in a loaf pan ready to top, and then bake. Recipe at DearCreatives.com

Slightly press down your mixture making it topped evenly. 

meatloaf getting topped with ketchup recipe at DearCreatives.com

Add your measured ketchup to the top.

meatloaf close up ready to go into oven. Recipe at DearCreatives.com

Spread it all over, and it’s ready to pop into the oven to bake. Does it get any easier? I think not. Unless, your ordering in. Wink, wink. 

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The Best Meatloaf

An easy to make meatloaf recipe packed with flavor. Combines roasted red bell peppers, spinach, and feta cheese. Hands down the best meatloaf!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword ground beef recipes, meatloaf, the best meatloaf
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Theresa Huse adapted recipe


  • 3 cloves of garlic peeled and minced
  • 1 cup baby spinach washed pat dry, and chopped
  • half an onion peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh washed and pat dry Italian parsley or parsley
  • 1/3 cup roasted red bell peppers chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbles
  • 1 egg pre crack your egg in mini bowl, then add to mixture
  • 1/3 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • Mix all above ingredients together. Then add spices as follows;
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp.dried thyme
  • salt pinch
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • Mix together.
  • Add 1-1/4 to 1/1-2 lb lean ground beef
  • Shape into prepped baking dish
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons ketchup brush over top of shaped meatloaf.
  • Bake


  1. Prep meatloaf mixture. Add ingredients to mixing bowl, and combine. See steps in post for how to.
  2. Add to pre sprayed baking dish.
  3. Bake at 400 degrees until done. About 40-1 hour. Let rest prior to slicing.

Recipe Notes

baking pan 9 x 13 inch
baking spray Pam (olive oil or similar)


Must try recipe meatloaf with red bell pepper, spinach, feta cheese. You'll love this flavorful, and easy recipe at DearCreatives.com #meatloaf #groundbeefrecipe

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