The recipe for Hidden Valley Ranch meatloaf calls for 3/4 pound of ground beef, 1 beaten egg, 1/3 cup of dry bread crumbs and 1 packet of Hidden Valley Ranch seasoning mix. Combine the ingredients, place in a loaf pan, and bake at 350 F for 40 to 45 minutes.
To keep the meatloaf moist, avoid overmixing the ingredients. After removing the meatloaf from the oven, cover it with foil, and allow it to stand for 10 to 15 minutes before slicing and serving. Hidden Valley's ranch meatloaf recipe makes four servings.
Ranch meatloaf patties are a good alternative to ranch meatloaf. Begin by placing 1 pound of ground turkey, 1/2 cup of dry bread crumbs, 1/2 teaspoon of cumin, 1/4 cup of ranch dressing and 1 beaten egg in a bowl, along with 1 finely chopped onion and a handful of finely chopped chives. Combine the ingredients, and form into eight round patties that are 1 inch thick.
Pour a small amount of canola oil in a large skillet, and place over medium-high heat. Cook the meatloaf patties for 4 minutes, flip the patties, and lower the heat. Top each patty with barbecue sauce, and cook for an additional 10 minutes. Remove the patties from the heat, and allow them to sit for five minutes before serving.