Meat Loaf Cordon Bleu Recipe

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Meat Loaf Cordon Bleu Recipe
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Meat Loaf Cordon Bleu Recipe

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I'm a working mom. Even with my busy schedule, I can make this in the morning and pop it into the oven when I get home. —Barb Jacobsen, Campbell, Nebraska
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES:
8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 envelope meat loaf seasoning mix
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 8 thin slices fully cooked ham
  • 8 thin slices Swiss cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms

Directions

In a large bowl, mix together egg, meat loaf seasoning, tomato sauce and bread crumbs. Add ground beef; mix well. On a piece of waxed paper, pat meat mixture into an 18x9-in. rectangle. Top with layers of ham, cheese and mushrooms. Roll rectangle, jelly-roll style, starting from narrow end. Pinch edges to seal. Place seam side down in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 350° for 1-1/4 hours or until no pink remains. Let stand several minutes before slicing.
Freeze option: Securely wrap and freeze cooled meat loaf in plastic wrap and foil. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Unwrap meat loaf; reheat on a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan in a preheated 350° oven until heated through and a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°.
Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Meat Loaf Cordon Bleu in Country Ground Beef 1993, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 287 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 659mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.

  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 envelope meat loaf seasoning mix
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 8 thin slices fully cooked ham
  • 8 thin slices Swiss cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms
  1. In a large bowl, mix together egg, meat loaf seasoning, tomato sauce and bread crumbs. Add ground beef; mix well. On a piece of waxed paper, pat meat mixture into an 18x9-in. rectangle. Top with layers of ham, cheese and mushrooms. Roll rectangle, jelly-roll style, starting from narrow end. Pinch edges to seal. Place seam side down in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 350° for 1-1/4 hours or until no pink remains. Let stand several minutes before slicing.
    Freeze option: Securely wrap and freeze cooled meat loaf in plastic wrap and foil. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Unwrap meat loaf; reheat on a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan in a preheated 350° oven until heated through and a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°.
    Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Meat Loaf Cordon Bleu in Country Ground Beef 1993, p27

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lincop56 User ID: 4542356 252749
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2016

"Great change to meatloaf, husband not crazy about chicken Cordon Bleu, so this is a wonderful compromise."

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jackiesw User ID: 3123905 40713
Reviewed May. 23, 2012

"This is the best meatloaf recipe that I have found. I love to make it for company. I don't always use the exact ingredients...depends what I have on hand. It has always turned out great."

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kamato User ID: 791689 14887
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2011

"This our family favorite! Kids ask for it for their birthday dinner. It is AWESOME!!"

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adisaac User ID: 765200 41777
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"This is a quick recipe to put together, and is just delicious. Everyone in my house enjoyed this dish, even my three picky children."

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