Italian Meat Loaf

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Recipe by Gruenes

This recipe my husband came up with on his own. I have never liked meat loaf, but this recipe is an excellent meal. I hope you enjoy it as much as our family does.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb hamburger
  • 12 lb ground pork
  • 1 egg
  • 12 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 12 cup vegetable juice
  • 12 cup oatmeal
  • 1 (1 ounce) package onion soup mix (dry)
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 2 ounces pepperoni (sliced)
  • 8 tablespoons pizza sauce
  • salt & pepper (as desired)


  1. Mix meat, egg, bread crumbs, oatmeal, V-8, onion soup mix, salt and pepper. If it seems to slimy just add a little more oatmeal.
  2. Spread flat, add 4 tablespoons pizza sauce and 1 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese and pepperoni on it.
  3. Roll up, add 4 tablespoons pizza sauce to the top and bake in a pan or casserole dish uncovered at 375 degrees for about 45 minutes.
  4. Put the rest of the mozzarella cheese on the top for the last 5 minutes.

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