Total Time
1hr 8mins
Prep 8 mins
Cook 1 hr

This meatloaf is so simple but oh so tasty. I usually use a flavoured pasta sauce to give extra flavour & dried basil sprinkled on top of the tomato is fine if fresh is not available.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine mince, egg, breadcrumbs, sauce, parsley, onion and garlic. Mix well to combine.
  2. Lightly press half the mixture into the base of a foil-lined 10x20cm loaf tin.
  3. Top with tomatoes, cheese & basil.Lightly press remaining mince mixture over this and smooth top.
  4. Bake at 200.C for about 1 hour or until cooked through.
  5. About 10 mins before the end of coooking you can spread some extra sauce on top if you like.
  6. Remove from tin & serve sliced with vegies or salad.


Most Helpful

Three if us devoured 3/4 of this delicious meatloaf. I used a Jensens Basil and Tomato Pasta Sauce with fresh sweet basil from the garden but forgot to add the parsley. I only used one tomato though a large one because that was all I had and used two layers of mozzarella (which was about 150grams from a 250 grams block of fresh mozzarella), the 1/4 cup of pasta sauce I mixed with the mince and used extra in the last 10 minutes. A great stuffed/layered meatloaf. Thank you **Mandy**, made for Edition 8 - Make My Recipe.

I'mPat September 03, 2009

What a delicious meatloaf you have here Mandy. I used ground beef, and tomato sauce. We all enjoyed this recipe. No leftovers here, and I added a tad bit more cheese. Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe. Made for Auz/Nz recipe swap.

weekend cooker May 13, 2009

This is very good meatloaf and different than I'm used to. I did use some homemade pasta sauce for that Italian flavor and a combination of mozzarella/provolone cheese. This is yummy. Thanks for sharing!

Lainey6605 October 16, 2007

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