Honey-Glazed Meatloaf

Honey-Glazed Meatloaf

At times, we all crave comforting and delicious food, especially after a long day. With so many options out there, it can be hard to choose! But look no further than our classic Honey-Glazed Meatloaf recipe, with an extra special twist of cutting the normal ground beef with flavorful turkey. Not only is this recipe healthier, but it’s also incredibly easy and quick to make, requiring only a simple mixing process and then straight to the oven or slow cooker. Before baking, make sure to spray your baking dish with cooking oil to prevent sticking. And the best part? You can easily add your own flair to this tasty dish!

The honey glaze on this meatloaf is spicy-sweet, thanks to the mix of our very own Eastern Shore Honey and chili sauce.

Since this goes into the oven, use a honey mixture that brings out the flavor in the meat. The honey mixture on this meatloaf is spicy-sweet, thanks to the mix of our very own Eastern Shore Honey, chipotle peppers, and chili sauce. Buckwheat Honey is perfect for this dish. Have fun and try something different! Make a complete comfort food meal by serving this recipe with grilled vegetables or sweet potatoes. It’s also good the next day, sliced onto crusty bread and topped with melted cheese, greens, and fresh onion!

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How to Make Your Favorite Meatloaf Recipe

  • Gather all of the ingredients you will need to make this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 350.

  • Blend all finely chopped meatloaf ingredients (excluding the panko, ground turkey, and beef) together in a blender until well blended.

  • In a medium bowl, combine meats (ground beef and turkey) with the blended vegetable mixture and beaten eggs. Add Panko. Mix until evenly combined.

  • Place the meatloaf mixture in a non-stick pan and form into a loaf shape about 4″ wide x 3″ high.

  • Cover with foil to create a seal.

  • Bake for 1 hour.

  • For an extra kick, mix adobo sauce with the honey glaze before pouring it over the meatloaf.

  • Mix glaze by combining ingredients well with hand-mixer.

  • Remove foil, pour honey glaze over meatloaf and bake an additional 20 minutes or until meatloaf reaches 165 degrees.

  • Allow to rest 10 minutes before slicing. Sprinkle with fresh parsley when served.

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    Adapting our Honey-Glazed Meatloaf Recipe

    There are always many different ways to make this recipe your own. Switch things up a bit, try a spice you’ve never used before or swapped out ingredients with some of your favorite. We try to encourage all of our friends to play with their food. Make your time in the kitchen fun. We know you’ll love this recipe! Here are some ideas on how to change things up:

    • Use the only turkey instead of the 50/50 mixture.

    • Make the meat mixture Veal, Pork and Beef for a very classic style meatloaf.

    • Use a vegan alternative meat blend with this recipe along with some cooked lentils.

    • Add in a tablespoon of grated fresh horseradish into the mixture to give it a little kick.

    • Serve with roasted potatoes.

    • Turn up the heat with green chili peppers in the meat blend.

    • Serve with roasted green beans for a perfect pairing.


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      Kara waxes about the bees, creates and tests recipes with her friend Joyce, and does her best to share what she’s learning about the bees, honey, ingredients we use and more. Read more about Kara