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Football Meatloaf Recipe

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Football Meatloaf

Here’s a fun game day main dish or just for an every day dinner for football fans. This is a recipe adapted from and it’s easy to make. Check out these other easy ground beef recipes! 

It has the addition of carrots to add just a little bit more of a nutritious punch. You can also shred vegetables like zucchini and add them if you’d like to.

With Football Season just around the corner, it’s time to get creative with our meals! This Football Meatloaf Recipe creates a fun and delicious meal wrapped into one. Serve with a side of Pan Fried Potatoes and Carrots to really “wow” the crowd. 

Be sure to check out my quick beef recipes for more weeknight dinner ideas! 

Football Meatloaf Recipe

Football Meatloaf Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Additional Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 hour 11 minutes

Check out this fun football meatloaf recipe!


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • • 1/2 cup oats
  • • 1 grated carrot
  • • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • • 1 egg
  • • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire
  • • 2 tablespoons horseradish
  • • Salt and pepper
  • For topping and decoration:
  • • Ketchup
  • • Onion


    Preheat oven to 350F.

    In a large bowl, add ground beef, oats, carrot, onion, egg, Worcestershire, horseradish, salt and pepper. Work the ingredients with your hands until they are well combined and stick together well. On a non-stick oven safe pan, shape the loaf into a football shape. Make a well on the top of the meat where the ketchup and onion decoration will go.

    Bake for about 50-60 minutes until fully cooked.
    Add ketchup to fill the well you created. Top with thin slices of onion, arranged to look like the football’s laces. Serve with mashed potatoes and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 203Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 180mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 17g

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Thursday 7th of February 2013

What a great idea! My boys would love it! Stopping by from Pin Me :)

Diana Rambles

Wednesday 6th of February 2013

Fun game day recipe!

Miz Helen

Monday 4th of February 2013

Great presentation for your Meatloaf. Have a great week and thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Come Back Soon! Miz Helen


Saturday 2nd of February 2013

Thanks for linking up! What a fun idea ! I featured your post in my wrap up! Have a great weekend!

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