Easy Vegetarian Meatloaf Loaf

Easy Vegetarian Meatloaf Loaf

Vegetarian meatloaf makes for an all-American comfort food for both vegetarians and vegans. Try it using a hearty meat substitute and lots of ketchup.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    First, preheat the oven to 375 F and lightly grease a loaf pan.
  3. Step 3

    Sauté the garlic, onion, and bell peppers in olive oil for a few minutes, until onions are very soft.
  4. Step 4

    In a large bowl, combine the onions and peppers with the ground beef substitute, oatmeal, bread crumbs, 3 tablespoons of ketchup, garlic salt, and pepper. Mix well, using your hands if needed.
  5. Step 5

    Press into a lightly greased loaf pan.
  6. Step 6

    Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven when done.
  7. Step 7

    Combine ketchup, brown sugar, dry mustard, and optional nutmeg, whisking together until smooth. 
  8. Step 8

    Spread or drizzle this topping over the top of the loaf.
  9. Step 9

    Cook, uncovered, for another 15 minutes, or until done.
  10. Step 10

    Let your vegetarian meatloaf cool a fair amount before slicing into it to serve. Keep your loaf uncovered as it cools in order to allow a bit of extra moisture to release. This will help with allowing the loaf to firm up a bit as it cools. 
  11. Step 11

    After it has cooled, slice it up and enjoy!