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Cheesy Italian Sausage MeatLoaf

cheesy italian sausage meatloaf Side Italian
Cheesy Italian Sausage MeatLoaf
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 8

Take a seat, ground beef! Italian sausage steps up to replace traditional ground beef in this cheaper, more flavorful meat loaf recipe that’s filled with two kinds of cheeses and Italian bread crumbs and everything else that’s good in life. MORE+ LESS-

July 16, 2018
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Ingredients

1
lb bulk Italian sausage
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
3/4
cup finely chopped onions
1/2
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
egg
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup canned Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
1
tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8x4-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix sausage, mozzarella cheese, onions, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, egg, salt and pepper; stir to combine.
  • 2
    Press mixture in loaf pan; spread evenly. Bake 30 minutes. Top with tomato sauce; bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until cooked all the way through in center (meat thermometer inserted in center reads at least 165°F). Let stand 5 minutes. Run knife around edge of pan. Gently remove from pan; cut in 8 slices. Top with basil.

  • Line loaf pan with foil for easy removal.

Expert Tips

  • Can’t find bulk Italian sausage in 1-lb packages? Use 1 lb of link Italian sausage instead; remove casings before adding to meat loaf mixture.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
19%
Sodium
610mg
26%
Potassium
190mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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