Lentil loaf made with rice and lentils is super cheap and easy recipe for families on a budget, since it's made from just a few inexpensive ingredients. Smother your homemade vegetarian lentil loaf in gravy, serve up a plate of mashed potatoes and enjoy a lentil loaf as a holiday or Thanksgiving entree. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.
Meat Loaf Stuffed with Prosciutto and Spinach | This luxurious yet easy take on classic meat loaf gets stuffed with spinach, carrots, prosciutto and cheese. The vegetables can be leftovers, says Mario Batali: "Just make sure they're cooked long enough to be very soft--if they're al dente, the meat loaf will tear when you slice it and wreck your day." Mild and tangy caciocavallo cheese, made in Italy from cow's milk, is excellent in the filling, but provolone is a fine substitute.
Best-Ever Meat Loaf Recipe -The combination of onion, carrots, parsley and cheese—plus the tomato-mustard topping—makes this meat loaf really colorful. The recipe lends itself easily to being doubled or halved to suit the number you're cooking for, and it freezes well, too. —Anna Baker, Blaine, Washington