Meatloaf with Cheddar Mashed Potatoes & Honey Carrots

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi® XL Pressure Cooker Steam Fryer with SmartLid™
  • Prep time: 15 mins
  • Total time: 50 mins
  • Skill medium
  • Serves 4 people


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy



  • 3/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 bag (24 ounces) baby yellow potatoes
  • 1/2 stick butter, cut in 4 pieces
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, set aside


  • 1 lb. 80/20 ground beef
  • 2 uncooked strips bacon, chopped (optional)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup ketchup, divided
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 1 lb. bag baby carrots
  • 2 tbsp honey, warmed
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Place all Level 1 ingredients, except cheddar cheese, in the pot and stir until combined.

  • Step 2

    Place the ground beef, bacon (optional), egg, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup ketchup, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and mix until evenly combined. Form the mixture into two 4″ x 2 1/2″ loaves, then brush the top of each loaf with 2 tablespoons ketchup.

  • Step 3

    Place the carrots, honey, oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and toss until evenly coated.

  • Step 4

    Place the bottom layer of the Deluxe Reversible Rack in the lower position, then cover it with aluminum foil. Place the rack in the pot. Place the meatloaf on top of the foil in the center of the rack and surround with carrots. Close the lid and move slider to STEAMCRISP.

  • Step 5

    Select STEAM & CRISP, set temperature to 360°F, and set time to 20 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin cooking (PrE will display for approx. 15 minutes as the unit steams, then the timer will start counting down).

  • Step 6

    When cooking is complete, carefully remove the rack with the meatloaf and carrots.

  • Step 7

    Add the cheddar cheese to the potatoes, then use a potato masher or silicone spatula to mash the potatoes until smooth.

  • Step 8

    Serve the meatloaf with the potatoes and carrots.