Mozzarella Stuffed Italian Meatloaves

Total Time
35mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

I got this recipe from a LandOLakes cookbook. It has become a family favorite. It doesn't have a lot of spicies or seasonings but you could customize it to fit your tastes. It is a simple tasty dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. Combine beef, sausage, bread crumbs, sauce, pepper, and egg in medium bowl.
  3. Cut cheese into either 6 large cubes or 18 small cubes.
  4. Form meat mixture into 6 seperate loaves.
  5. Insert either 1 large cube or 3 small cubes into each loaf.
  6. You may have to reshape loaf around cheese.
  7. Put loaves onto ungreased baking sheet.
  8. Bake at 350 for 30-45 minutes (depending on thickness) or until loaves are no longer pink in the middle.
  9. Don't worry if some of the cheese comes out during the baking-it happens.
  10. Serve with extra suace if you want.

Reviews

Most Helpful

This was very good. I added some finely chopped onion and 2 cloves of minced garlic, and I baked them up in a muffin tin, then served them over top spaghetti, with more spaghetti sauce drizzled over top. I was kind of sad that the mozarella didn't stay inside the meatloaves, but it didn't affect the taste at all- they were wonderful. Hubby inhaled his, and went back for 2nds, and without me asking him what he thought, told me this was definately a "make again" recipe. Thanks so much for posting.

TexasKelly April 21, 2010

Meatloaf-ism...my not so wild belief that Zaar has some of the best meatloaf recipes around. Made for Alphabet Soup Tag.

gailanng August 29, 2009

These were so easy to put together on a night I was rushed to get dinner on the table. Served them with spagetti and the kids loved them almost as much as I did. Easily can adapt the recipe to your own spices/taste. UPDATE This has become a staple in our home. Thanks so much *Z* for an awesome recipe!

Tiggrr February 08, 2009

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