Italian Meatloaf by B H & G

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by KateL

The filling makes the meat loaf interesting, reminds me of a pastaless lasagna. It was yummy. Came from BH&G "New" Cookbook (1968). I used Whole Wheat Triscuits.

Top Review by ellie_

This was great - I used 2% cottage cheese (didn't measure - but used the rest of the container) and my mushrooms were a 7 ounce can, otherwise made as directed. Served with mixed vegetables for a great and healthy dinner. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. PREPARE MEAT MIX:.
  3. In a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup medium cracker crumbs (about 11 crackers), ground beef and ground pork, tomato paste, eggs, finely chopped onion, finely chopped green pepper, salt and dash of pepper. Mix well.
  4. Pat half of the meat mixture into the bottom of an 8x8x2-inch baking pan lightly coated with olive oil.
  5. PREPARE FILLING:.
  6. Combine 1/2 cup medium cracker crumbs, small-curd cottage cheese, one 3-ounce can of chopped mushrooms, drained (about 1/2 cup), snipped parsley, and dried oregano (crushed between fingers).
  7. Spread filling mixture evenly over meat in pan.
  8. Top with remaining meat mixture.
  9. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees Fahrenheit) for 1 hour.
  10. Let meat loaf stand 10 minutes before serving.
  11. Makes 8 servings.

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