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Italian Meatloaf sliced

Italian Meatloaf

Kelsey
This cheesy, flavorful Italian Meatloaf is such a fun twist on the classic comfort food!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 2/3 c plain bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c grated parmesan
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 c marinara sauce divided
  • 1 8 oz block mozzarella cheese divided

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, ground pork, bread crumbs, parmesan, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, eggs and 1 cup of the marinara sauce.
  • Cut off about 1/4 of the block of cheese and refrigerate until later. Cut the remaining piece into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Add the cubed cheese to the meat mixture and combine.
  • Add the mixture to a large loaf pan and bake for 45-55 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the meatloaf is at least 150°F.
  • Then, spread the remaining 1/3 cup marinara sauce over the meatloaf and shred the remaining cheese over the top.
  • Bake an additional 15 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the meatloaf is at least 160°F.
  • Remove from the oven, let it rest for 5-10 minutes then enjoy warm!
Keyword meatloaf