Meatloaf Sandwich Recipe with Tomato-Pineapple Dressing

Meatloaf Sandwich Recipe with Tomato-Pineapple Dressing

July/August 2017

  • Meatloaf sandwich is a hearty meal you can make with leftovers.
    Photo by Lori Dunn

Yield: 4 sandwiches

For more sandwich ideas, see Summer Sandwich Recipes.


• 3⁄4 cup diced fresh pineapple, or 1⁄2 cup canned crushed pineapple, drained
• 1⁄2 cup canned tomato puree
• 1⁄4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
• 1 teaspoon cornstarch
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
• 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
• 8 slices rye bread
• 8 lettuce leaves
• 4 slices American cheese
• Prepared meatloaf


1. Place pineapple in small saucepan, and mash with potato masher. Stir in tomato puree, coconut sugar, cornstarch, salt, pepper, and cayenne, if using. Bring to simmer over medium-low heat, stirring frequently until mixture starts to thicken. Remove from heat, and let cool slightly.

2. Assemble sandwiches with bread, lettuce, cheese slice, meatloaf, and spoonful of tomato-pineapple dressing.