Taste of Home Meatloaf Wellington

"A different delicious twist on meat loaf that is really easy. Be sure to seal the ends of the meat loaf well or the cheese will be overflowing."
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Ready In:
1hr 40mins




  • In large bowl, combine the egg, 1/3 cup spaghettie sauce, bread crumbs, salt and pepper.
  • Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  • On a piece of heavy duty foil, pat beef mixture into a 12-inch by 8-inch rectangle.
  • Sprinkle 1 cup cheese and parsley to within 1 inch of edges.
  • Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with long sides and peeling foil away while rolling.
  • Seal seam and ends.
  • Place seam side down in a greased 13-inch by 9-inch by 2-inch baking pan.
  • Bake, uncovered at 350 degrees for one hour; drain.
  • Unroll crescent dough; seal seams and perforations. Drape dough over meat loaf to cover the top, sides and ends; seal ends.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees and crust is golden brown.
  • Let stand for five minutes.
  • Using two large spatulas, carefully transfer meat loaf to a serving platter.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Serve with remaining spaghetti sauce.

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  1. Very nice! I love the idea and the ease of this tasty dish! I did make a few changes though: at first, the meatloaf was too wet to hold together, so I mixed in another half cup of breadcrumbs and, just for kicks, a half cup of mozzarella (in addition to what lined the inside). I also used seasoned crumbs and left out the salt and pepper. Great dish! Thanks!
  2. This is the only way I will eat meatloaf. I lost my recipe and its been a while since I made it. I am so happy to have found it. Thanks for posting! This is a MUST try recipe if you don't really care for meatloaf.
  3. I thought maybe by covering meatloaf in crescent rolls that my 7 YO DS would magically love it. He didn't. But my 4 YO DS did, and ate every bite! DH and I both liked it too, and I think with some tweaking of the spices it could be a real family pleaser for 3/4 of us! The presentaton is great, and the recipe is just all around fun! Thanks for sharing!
  4. Wonderful presentation and taste! One of the few dishes I've made recently that totally disappeared at 1 meal. I made 1 change in the prep - I lined the baking pan with a long piece of foil then used the overhang to help me depan. Served with recipe #206252 to make a very full meal. Thanks for posting this! By unanimous vote, it will appear at my table again.


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