Mains, Meat, Outdoor Cooking

Smoked Meatloaf

Cooking method:

Ninja Woodfire Electric BBQ Grill & Smoker
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 1 hour
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 8 people

Smoked Meatloaf


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Eggs, Dairy


  • 1kg minced beef, lamb or pork
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 medium onion, peeled, diced
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 20g chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 100g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 125ml BBQ sauce
  • 125ml panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • As desired Salt and ground black pepper
  • As desired BBQ sauce or ketchup, for topping,

Cooking mode

When entering cooking mode - We will enable your screen to stay ‘always on’ to avoid any unnecessary interruptions whilst you cook!


  • Step 1

    Install the grill plate by positioning it flat on top of the heating element and gently pressing down until it sits into place

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, add all ingredients and mix until combined. Evenly divide the mixture into 2 portions, then shape into loaves. Place loaves in the Crisper Basket, then place basket on the grill plate. Close the lid

  • Step 3

    While holding the smoke box lid open, use the pellet scoop to pour pellets into the smoke box until filled to the top. Then close the smoke box lid

  • Step 4

    Turn dial to SMOKER, set temperature to 150°C and set time to 1 hour. Select START/STOP to begin cooking (preheating is not needed)

  • Step 5

    If desired, top meatloaf with extra BBQ sauce or ketchup in the last 10 minutes of cooking. Cooking is complete when an instant-read thermometer reads 85-95°C. When cooking is complete, open hood and remove basket from grill. Let meatloaves rest for 5 minutes before slicing