Slice of apple meatloaf topped with apple butter.
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4.75 from 12 votes

Apple Meatloaf

Easy meatloaf recipe featuring the flavors of fall for a delicious meatloaf recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Amish, Mennonite
Keyword: Easy meatloaf, Good meatloaf recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 460kcal
Author: Dan from Platter Talk
Cost: $15


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 cup apple butter
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small sweet onion finely diced
  • 1 small sweet bell pepper finely diced
  • 1 apple peeled and cut into fine shavings
  • 1 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Heat olive oil in saute pan over medium heat.
  • Cook onions and peppers until soft and translucent, about five minutes. Set aside.
  • In medium size mixing bowl, combine all ingredients using hands to thoroughly mix.
  • Prepare a loaf pan with a non-stick coating and place meat mixture in pan.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to set for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Spread thin layer of apple butter over meat loaf if desired.


Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 275mg | Potassium: 469mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 3mg