Cheese Stuffed Meat Loaf Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Ground beef1 1⁄2 Pound
 Pasta sauce28 Ounce (1 Jar, Chunky Garden Style)
 Egg1 Large, lightly beaten
 Plain dry bread crumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Shredded mozzarella cheese8 Ounce (2 Cups)
 Finely chopped fresh parsley1 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 782 Calories from Fat 553

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95%

Saturated Fat 24.4 g121.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 217.7 mg

Sodium 853.4 mg35.6%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 43 g86.4%

Vitamin A 15.2% Vitamin C 8.3%

Calcium 30.4% Iron 13.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. In large bowl, combine ground beef, 1/3 cup Pasta Sauce, egg and bread crumbs. Season, if desired, with salt and ground black pepper. In 13 X 9-inch baking or roasting pan, shape into 12x8-inch rectangle.
2. Sprinkle 1-1/2 cups cheese and parsley down center leaving 3/4-inch border. Roll, starting at long end, jelly-roll style. Press ends together to seal.
3. Bake, uncovered, 45 minutes. Pour remaining sauce over meat loaf and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake an additional 15 minutes or until sauce is heated through and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Garnish as desired.
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