Need a super quick lunch or dinner idea for the truck? Try out this Microwave Meatloaf recipe. This untraditional cooking method gives truckers a traditional flavour with reduced cook times and hardly any cleanup.


  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon onion soup mix
  • 1/4 pound lean ground beef
  • Additional ketchup, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine the milk, ketchup, oats and soup mix.
  • Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  • Pat into a microwave-safe mug or custard cup coated with cooking spray.
  • Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°; drain.
  • Let stand for 3 minutes. Serve with additional ketchup if desired.

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