Meatloaf and Smashed Potato Volcanoes Recipe

Meatloaf and mashed potatoes with a lava flow of gravy will make you think differently about meatloaf.
  • Ready in: 35 minutes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 25 minutes
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  • Servings: 6

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  • 1½ lbs. lean ground beef
  • ¾ cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup Garden Guacamole Starter
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 3 cups mashed potatoes or 24 oz. pkg. refrigerated prepared mashed potatoes
  • 12 oz. jar beef gravy

cooking methods

  • Bake


Serve tonight: Preheat oven to 400°. In large bowl, combine first 7 ingredients; blend well. Evenly divide into an ungreased 12-count muffin pan. Bake 22-25 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare potatoes and warm gravy. Let meatloaf rest 5 minutes before removing from pan and placing on plate. Top each meatloaf with a scoop of potatoes and spoon gravy over top. Salt and pepper to taste. Makes 6 servings.

Serve with steamed mixed vegetables sprinkled with Spinach & Herb Seasoning or Garlic Garlic™ Seasoning.

Freeze laterCombine first 7 ingredients in a gallon resealable freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Prepare as directed above.

Tip: Use an ice cream scoop to place potatoes on meatloaf.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Easy And Yummy!!! I have had this a couple times now (we skip the potatoes and just make it into a regular loaf). Still turns out so good!! I also have used Italian bread crumbs and it still is good! Very easy and crock pot friendly as well.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Finally Have a Meatloaf Recipe I Like!! I am very particular about my meatloaf and have SEARCHED for a recipe that I really like. Well, I FOUND IT!! Topped with mashed potatoes and gravy? Doesn't get any better. Fortunately, I stocked up on the Garden Guacamole Starter - but I'm already worried about what I'll do when it's gone!
Date published: 2016-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Deliciousness:) This made a delicious meal and it was super simple to put together. My family loved it!
Date published: 2016-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best meatloaf recipe!My 5 yr old ate every bit! The kids absolutely loved it! My 5 yr old ate every bit of it and my 15 yr old went for thirds!~
Date published: 2016-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My family favorite My family absolutely loved it! My daughter, who normally won't eat meatloaf because it has "ketchup on it" was asking for seconds and thirds!
Date published: 2016-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Meatloaf Ever ! Meatloaf is a go to dinner on a weekend, this recipe brings it to a during the week staple now in our house. The flavor is fantastic, really brings a bright fresh taste to the meat.
Date published: 2016-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Meatloaf Ever!! I love all the meatloaf recipe from the different collections but this on is definitely my FAVORITE. I love all the flavors that the Garden Guacamole Starter adds to it!
Date published: 2016-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun for the kids easy for the mama! Delicious easy full of flavor and veggies even if you don't have a side of veggies your family will still be getting them!
Date published: 2016-04-24
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