Sicilian Meat Roll, Our Way

READY IN: 1hr 27mins
Recipe by Chocolatl

Seasoned meatloaf stuffed with ham and cheese. This is based on a recipe from Better Homes and Gardens All-Time Favorite Recipes. Our version uses Canadian bacon instead of the ham, and changes a few other things around to suit our taste.

Top Review by breezermom

I made just as posted, using Canadian bacon. My Canadian bacon was not thinly sliced, and I think that is why as I was slicing my meat roll, the slices wanted to "unroll". I used 93% fat free ground beef, and that may have prevented it from staying rolled up as well. I also felt it cried out for a bit of marinara over the top. My DS loved his words....lots of meat and cheese! He came back for seconds and thirds, so this was a success with him! DS says 5 stars.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine egg, crumbs, herbs, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Add beef and mix well.
  4. Place mixture on a large piece of foil or waxed paper and pat into a 10"x8" rectangle.
  5. Arrange Canadian bacon slices over beef mixture, leaving a small margin at edges.
  6. Set aside 2 slices of cheese.
  7. Tear remaining cheese into smaller pieces and sprinkle over Canadian bacon.
  8. Starting from short end, roll up meat, using the foil to lift it.
  9. Press edges and ends to seal.
  10. Place in a 13"x9" baking pan, seam side down.
  11. Bake until cooked through, about 1 1/4 hours.
  12. Cut remaining cheese slices in half.
  13. Place cheese on top of meat.
  14. Return to oven until cheese melts.

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