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Italian Style Meatloaf

Savory and delicious meatloaf has the flavor of our favorite Italian meatball.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Italian Meatloaf, Meatloaf
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Author 2 Bees in a Pod

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese fresh is best - but not necessary
  • 2 cups tomato basil pasta sauce, divided ** homemade is best - but jarred is fine **Feel free to use less sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 large egg

Instructions

  1. Combine beef, 1 cup pasta sauce, and remaining ingredients  in a large bowl. Shape beef mixture into an 8 x 4-inch non-stick loaf pan. Brush remaining 1 cup pasta sauce over top of meat loaf. Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160°. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut meatloaf into 12 slices.