Italian Spiced Meatloaf

Italian Spiced Meatloaf

This spicy meatloaf makes a hearty and very special, old-fashioned meal.

20 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


2 pounds meatloaf mixture
1 cup dry bread crumbs
3/4 cup chunky spaghetti or pasta sauce
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, finely chopped
1 small (1/2 cup) green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley*
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning**
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine all ingredients except cheese in bowl. Form mixture into 11x5-inch loaf. Place into ungreased 11x7-inch baking dish. Bake 50-55 minutes until cooked through and browned.

Place cheese slices over loaf. Continue baking 7-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

*Substitute 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes.

**Substitute 1/2 teaspoon each dried basil leaves, dried marjoram leaves and oregano leaves and 1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 330

Fat: 18g

Cholesterol: 115mg

Sodium: 640mg

Carbohydrates: 14g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 26g

Recipe #9855©1997Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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