Cheese-Stuffed Loaf Recipe
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1 egg
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; mix well. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. On a large piece of heavy-duty foil, pat beef mixture into a 10-in. x 6-in. rectangle. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a short side and peeling away foil while rolling. Seal seam and ends. Place seams side down in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 4 servings.
1 serving (1 each) equals 441 calories, 24 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 1,047 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein.
Full-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.