Stuffed Italian Meatloaf

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  • Published Feb 4th
  • Ready In1h 15m
  • Servings6
  • Calories466
A personal favorite of mine. I never liked a meatloaf much. so I decided to come up with my own recipe. I hope your family enjoys it as much as mine does.

Stuffed Italian Meatloaf Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Stuffed Italian Meatloaf for 6 servings:

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup Italian-style bread crumbs, or more as needed
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, or more to taste

Stuffed Italian Meatloaf Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1h 15m

To cook Stuffed Italian Meatloaf, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Stuffed Italian Meatloaf is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Stuffed Italian Meatloaf within 1 hour 15 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Stuffed Italian Meatloaf easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Thoroughly mix beef, pasta sauce, bread crumbs, onion, ketchup, egg, garlic, oregano, salt, and ground black pepper together using your hands in a large bowl.
  3. 3 Spread 1/2 the meat mixture into the bottom of a loaf pan. Spread mozzarella cheese over the center of the meat. Spread remaining meat mixture over the cheese, pressing edges of meat together on the sides to seal in the cheese.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until meat is no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 466 calories; 25.5 grams of fat; 17.3 grams of carbohydrates; 39.9 grams of protein; 155 milligrams of cholesterol; 932 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 3rd 2019

    it is great

  2. May 22nd 2018

    Really good. Used fresh sliced mozzarella

  3. Jan 23rd 2017

    I searched for this because I had mozerella, but no cheddar needed for the Ribbon Meat Loaf from this side. We love Italian, and this quickly helped me to enjoy meat loaf, what I NEVER had. ...

  4. Jan 17th 2015

    Delizioso! My family enjoyed this one. I didn't have as much mozzarella as I thought so I had to sub in a little cheddar. Yum. I only used the 1/2 cup bread crumbs as in the recipe and I thi ...

  5. Jan 1st 2015

    We found the meatloaf to be very flavorful. I absorbed the grease with paper towels.

  6. May 14th 2014

    Tastes great but very oily and messy. I think I'll stick with regular meatloaf instead of stuffed with cheese.