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Home-Style Instant Pot Meatloaf

This simple recipe for a comfort food classic is made even easier in the Instant Pot. Recipe can be made gluten-free or with gluten.
Course main dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 6 Serves 4-6
Calories 525kcal
Author Toni Dash



  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats gluten-free or regular depending on dietary need
  • ½ cup peeled and finely diced yellow onion
  • ¼ cup seeded and finely diced red bell pepper
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce regular or gluten-free
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup water


  • Combine glaze ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine all meatloaf ingredients (except water) with your hands.
  • Form mixture into a ball, flattening the top, then place meatloaf into a 7-cup glass dish. Brush top of meatloaf with 1/2 of glaze mixture.
  • Add water to the Instant Pot®. Insert steam rack. Place glass dish on top of the steam rack. Lock lid.
  • Press the Meat button and cook for the default of 35 minutes. When timer beeps, release pressure naturally for 10 minutes. Quick-release any additional pressure until float valve drops and then unlock lid.
  • Remove meatloaf from pot and let cool at room temperature for 10-20 minutes. 
  • Gently tilt glass bowl over the sink and pour out any liquid. Brush on remaining glaze. Slice meatloaf and serve warm.



Excerpted with permission from 'The "I Love My Instant Pot®" Gluten-Free Recipe Book' Copyright © 2018 by Michelle Fagone, published by Adams Media. All rights reserved


Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 201mg | Sodium: 940mg | Potassium: 674mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Vitamin C: 11.4mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3.9mg