Cheese-Filled Italian Meat Loaves
Kids will love these individual meat loaves with a
Prep: 10 min - Bake: 30 min
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
3 ounces LAND O LAKES® Mozzarella Cheese, cut into 18 (1/2-inch) cubes
Pizza sauce, heated
Heat oven to 350°F. Combine beef, sausage, bread crumbs, pizza
sauce, pepper and egg in medium bowl.
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 for 30 to 45 minutes or until loaves are no longer pink
in center (some cheese may come out during baking).
To serve, spoon pizza sauce over meat loaves.
*Substitute your favorite spaghetti sauce.
Makes 6 servings
Nutritional Info Per 1 Serving: Calories 290, Fat 17 g,
Cholesterol 90 mg, Sodium 660 mg, Carbohydrates 12 g,
Dietary Fiber 2 g, Protein 23 g
This recipe created by Land O'Lakes.