Cheese-Filled Italian Meat Loaves

Cheese-Filled Italian Meat Loaves
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Kids will love these individual meat loaves with a surprise inside!
10 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

3/4 pound
extra-lean ground beef
3/4 pound
Italian sausage
1/2 cup
Italian-style bread crumbs
1/2 cup
pizza sauce*
1/4 teaspoon
pepper
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
3 ounce chunk
mozzarella cheese, cut into 18 (1/2-inch) cubes
Pizza sauce, heated
 
*Substitute your favorite spaghetti sauce.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Combine beef, sausage, bread crumbs, pizza sauce, pepper and egg in bowl.
  2. Form beef mixture into 6 individual, oval-shaped loaves. Insert 3 cubes cheese into center of each loaf, reshaping loaves if necessary. Place loaves into ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 30-45 minutes or until loaves are no longer pink in center (some cheese may come out during baking).
  3. Spoon pizza sauce over meat loaves.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
290
Cholesterol
90mg
Carbohydrates
12g
Protein
23g
Fat
17g
Sodium
660mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I love these! I don't like meatloaf, but my family does so it's a good compromise. They take a little more effort than regular meatloaf but I think it's worth it. I make them with jar spaghetti sauce instead of pizza sauce, then I serve them with spaghetti noodles and the leftover sauce.

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