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Stuffed Meat Loaf

 Stuffed Meat Loaf
My husband's job takes him away from home a good deal. When he returns, his first request is always for this stuffed meat loaf!—Lisa Williams, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Hot Ground Sausage
  • 1-1/2 cups herb-seasoned dry bread stuffing
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 5 tablespoons ketchup, divided
  • 3 tablespoons steak sauce, divided
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/2 small green pepper, diced
  • 8 to 10 fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced fully cooked ham, optional
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine ground beef, sausage, stuffing, egg, 3 tablespoons
  • ketchup and 2 tablespoons steak sauce. Mix well.
  • Pat half of the meat mixture into a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Sprinkle
  • with cheddar cheese. Layer with tomato, onion, green pepper,
  • mushrooms, ham if desired and Swiss cheese. Cover with remaining
  • meat mixture; press down firmly to seal. (Mixture may be higher than
  • the top of the pan.)
  • Combine remaining ketchup and steak sauce; drizzle over top of meat
  • loaf. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until no pink remains and a

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Stuffed Meat Loaf (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • thermometer reads 160°, draining off fat when necessary.
  • Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (4 ounces) equals 394 calories, 25 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 118 mg cholesterol, 742 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.