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Instant Pot Meatloaf

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Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Resting Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
A savory, all-beef meatloaf recipe with a sweet ketchup glaze, made in an Instant Pot.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 264
Author: Katerina | Diethood


For the Meatloaf:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup ketchup, (use sugar free ketchup, if possible)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup pork rind breadcrumbs or regular plain Panko crumbs
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium beef broth, or water

For the Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup, (use sugar free ketchup, if possible)
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard


  • Press SAUTE on a 6-quart Instant Pot and heat up the vegetable oil.
  • Add carrots and onions and cook for 4 minutes, or until softened.
  • Stir in garlic and cook for 20 seconds, or until fragrant. Turn off the IP and let the veggies slightly cool.
  • In the meantime, combine eggs and milk in a large mixing bowl and whisk until combined.
  • Continue to whisk in the ketchup, worcestershire sauce, dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.
  • Remove cooked vegetable mixture from the Instant Pot insert and stir it into the milk mixture.
  • To the milk mixture add breadcrumbs and stir until everything is thoroughly incorporated.
  • Add ground beef, and using clean hands, mix it all together until combined.
  • Transfer the ground beef mixture to a large piece of foil and shape it into a round loaf, sizing it to fit the Instant Pot trivet.
    Gather and crimp the edges of the foil around the loaf, shaping it into a “loaf pan”. Make sure the foil comes up high enough so that the juices don’t spill over into the pot while it’s cooking.
  • Add beef broth or water to the Instant Pot.
  • Place the trivet inside the Instant Pot, with the handles up. Place meatloaf on top of trivet.
  • Lock the lid and set to Pressure Cook on HIGH for 25 minutes.
  • When time is up, allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes.
  • While the meatloaf is cooking, prepare the glaze by combining the ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard in a small mixing bowl.
  • Preheat the oven to BROIL.
  • Unlock the Instant Pot and remove the lid.
    Grabbing onto the foil, carefully take the meatloaf out of the IP and transfer it to a baking sheet.
  • Spoon and brush the ketchup glaze over the meatloaf. Broil in the oven for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the glaze is set.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes. Cut and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Meatloaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 264 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 115mg38%
Sodium 795mg33%
Potassium 487mg14%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 1175IU24%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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