MOZZARELLA MEATLOAF

 

  • Cooking Time: 85
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup saltine cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 can (8 ounce) pizza sauce
  • 3 slices mozzarella cheese, halved
  • Green pepper rings, optional
  • Sliced mushrooms, optional
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, optional
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • Mix beef, eggs, crumbs, milk, Parmesan cheese, onion, salt and oregano. Shape into a loaf and place in a greased 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan.
  • Bake at 350° F for 1-1/4 hours or until no pink remains; drain.
  • Spoon pizza sauce over loaf and top with mozzarella cheese slices. Return to oven for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  • Meanwhile, if desired, saute green pepper and mushrooms in butter; arrange on top of meat loaf. Sprinkle with parsley if desire.

Notes

This recipe is from an old issue of Taste of Home magazine. I made it with ground turkey and halfed the recipe. Very good!

Categories: Beef  Dinner  Main Dish  North American  Oven 

Author Credit: Taste of Home Magazine

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