Italian Stuffed Meatloaf

Recipe by CareCook
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs ground sirloin (I also added 1/3 lb ground turkey breast)
  • 1
    large egg white
  • salt and pepper
  • 1
    teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 4
    ounces mozzarella cheese (I used shredded Mozzarella) or 4 ounces provolone cheese (I used shredded Mozzarella)
  • 12
    cup frozen spinach (I used chopped fresh)
  • 12
    cup red pepper, roasted, jarred, chopped (I roasted my own fresh with olive oil spray 10 min at 425 degrees)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine in large bowl: sirloin/turkey, egg, tomato juice, salt and pepper, garlic, oregano, onion.
  • Put 1/2 mixture in 9x5x3 loaf pan coated with cooking spray. (I could only find 11x5x3 sorry!).
  • Layer on Cheese, Spinach, Peppers.
  • Cover with remaining meat mixture.
  • Bake for 1 hr, until meatloaf is done.
  • cool to room temp, wrap, freeze up to 3 months.
  • remove from freezer, thaw.
  • bake at 350 degrees for abt 20-30 min until heated through.
  • OR, slice and re heat in microwave.
  • can top with a bit of spaghetti sauce if desired.
  • comes with frozen italian green beans and/or ww pasta :).
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