You have meatloaf in the fridge, and you wonder how to make it edible again, the answer is this one: reheating meatloaf in the oven.

Believe it or not, it can be done not only in the oven. If you have microwave, reheating meatloaf can be done in a microwave as well. You may also have it reheated by using a skillet or frying pan.

In this article, you will learn about reheating meatloaf in an oven as well as reheating it using different appliances/utensils. Hence, you can eat your leftover meatloaf again and not tossing it onto the trash bin.

Reheating Meatloaf Using Oven

If you want to reheat meatloaf using oven, you need to do these procedures as follows:

  • Take your meatloaf out from the fridge.
  • Preheat your oven to 250oF or around 120oC.
  • While waiting, place your meatloaf slices in a shallow tray (or dish) which size is sufficient to put it all.
  • Prepare the beef broth, then drench your meatloaf with 1 tbsp of broth. This should protect your meatloaf from getting too dry while being put in the oven.
  • Cover the tray with aluminum foil, then place it on the center on your oven.
  • Cook for around 20-25 minutes.


Reheating Meatloaf Using Frying Pan/Skillet

Not feeling like reheating meatloaf in the oven? Using a frying pan can be the solution. Here is how you reheat the meatloaf using frying pan.

  • Prepare your frying pan and put it onto a medium-low heat.
  • Add 1 tbsp oil and ¼ cup beef broth onto the frying pan. Let it simmer.
  • Then, add your meatloaf slices onto the pan. Then, cook each side for 2 minutes.
  • Increase the heat so the remaining liquid evaporates. Flip occasionally. The purpose is to let the remaining liquid to evaporate hence your slice can be crispier on its outer side.


Reheating Meatloaf Using Microwave

Thinking about using microwave to reheat your meatloaf? Easy. Follow the procedure as follows:

  • Place your slices ins a microwave-safe dish.
  • Then, cover the plate with a paper towel or a kitchen paper (make it damp).
  • Continue by reheating the slices for around one minute. Remove the dish from the microwave, then flip the meatloaf.
  • Again, put the meatloaf back into the microwave and heat it.
  • If you think it is not hot enough, consider heating it for more minutes and make sure to flip the slices.

So, those are the methods of reheating your leftover meatloaves. Aside from reheating meatloaf in the oven, you can use frying pan, microwave, and even an air-fryer.


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