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Pizza Meat Loaf

 Pizza Meat Loaf
This is a fun and flavorful loaf that will please the palates of those who like pizza. The sauce and cheese really star.—Jim Hopkins, Whittier, California
6-8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + standing

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) pizza sauce, divided
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 pound Johnsonville® Mild Ground Italian Sausage

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add 3/4 cup of pizza sauce, cheese, bread
  • crumbs, garlic salt and pepper; mix well. Combine beef and sausage;
  • add to egg mixture and mix well. Press into a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf
  • pan. Bake at 350° for 1-1/4 hours. Drain. Spoon remaining pizza
  • sauce over meat loaf; bake 15 minutes longer or until no pink
  • remains. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 405 calories, 23 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 151 mg cholesterol, 732 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 32 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.