Vegetarian Meatloaf Recipe -
Vegetarian Meatloaf Recipe

Vegetarian Meatloaf

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"For those vegetarians who miss the taste of meatloaf, here is a tasty vegetarian version that matches the flavor."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 20 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease a 5x9 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a bowl, mix 1/2 the barbeque sauce with the vegetarian burger crumbles, green bell pepper, onion, garlic, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and egg. Season with thyme, basil, parsley, salt, and pepper. Transfer to the loaf pan.
  3. Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven. Pour remaining barbeque sauce over the loaf, and continue baking 15 minutes, or until loaf is set.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 11, 2007

This recipe was wonderful! I used ketchup instead of BBQ sauce and it tasted just like my hamburger meatloaf. Thanks! We have recently become vegetarian and were just craving something like this!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 19, 2005

This recipe can be very very good or very very bad....depends entirely on the barbeque sauce. Be very careful

Apr 11, 2007

I made the meatless meatloaf as I love meat but husband and kids vegatrian. They all really liked the meatloaf. And would use it again and again. VERY EASY

Feb 22, 2007

I really liked this -- and I'm a meat eater! I didn't use Parmesean cheese (no preference for it), added two small diced mushrooms (because I had extras), and added an extra egg-white to make sure it wasn't too dry. My only recommendation is to use a food processor to chop the green bell peppers and onion into fine pieces, otherwise it might be too chunky for some.

Feb 11, 2008

WOW! We have ditched red meat for about 3 years now and my daughter missed meatloaf the most. This was a fantastic substitute! I only used about 1/2 the amount of BBQ sauce and used ketchup in place of the other half.

Mar 20, 2007

Good, but too much BBQ sauce. Next time, I'll either use half the amount (or even less), or I'll try using gravy instead. Otherwise, good recipe!

Aug 05, 2008

This turned out like mush. It never set, even after baking 10 extra minutes. It also was not enough to fill the pan. Otherwise it tastes good.

Jun 15, 2011

Ok, I added additional bread crumbs and an additional eggwhite, I used ketchup.(and it's a good thing I did) however, the outside when done was nicely browned, but the inside ..not so much, it was very TASTY, but it completly falls apart, so I then sliced it into individual slices and put it back in the oven to crisp them up, I will make this recipe again. but this time, I will NOT use a loaf pan, I will make individual slices from the get go add some oil to the roasting pan, then cook...also, I needed to leave it in the oven much longer then the cook time says, Oh, and if u do use a loaf pan, make sure you grease that sucker up good, I only gave 4 stars because of presentation not taste. it does taste quite good, but I was trying to go for a nice solid loaf, this would also be great for meatballs!


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  • Calories
  • 155 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 9.6 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 688 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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