Italian Meatloaf. Pack the meat mixture into an oiled loaf pan, if you do not have a loaf pan, form the meat mixture into a loaf shape on an oiled oven tray or baking dish. This Italian meatloaf is basically one big giant meatball, or at least that's what I tell my kids so that they'll eat it. But, seriously, it is similar to meatballs, only it has a lot more flavor and is easier to make.
Tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and Italian seasonings flavor this ground beef meatloaf. Serve it with buttered pasta and green salad for an easy dinner. Italian Meatloaf is a tender, flavorful meatloaf made from a combination of ground beef and Italian sausage. You can cook Italian Meatloaf using 10 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Italian Meatloaf
- It’s of Meat.
- You need 1 lb of Ground Italian Sausage.
- Prepare 2 lb of Ground Beef, Chicken, Turkey, Bison….
- You need of Panade?.
- Prepare 1 each of Small Onion.
- Prepare 3 each of Large Eggs.
- It’s 3/4 cup of Milk.
- You need 1 cup of Italian Bread Crumbs.
- You need 1 pinch of ea Salt & Pepper.
- You need 2 tbsp of Dried Parsley.
Cooked in a rich tomato sauce and covered with a thick layer of Fontina cheese. Start with a simple meatloaf then pour on pasta sauce for quick Italian flavor. MORE+ LESS Italian meatloaf made with ground turkey, sauce, mozzarella cheese, and Italian seasonings may very well be the best turkey meatloaf ever! I don't know what your experience was with meatloaf growing.
Italian Meatloaf step by step
- Preheat oven to 350°..
- Mix together meats. Set aside..
- Mix eggs, milk , bread crumbs, and seasonings. Set aside for a couple minutes so bread crumbs can absorb moisture so it thickens up considerably. You'll know it's ready when you stir it & feel you need to add more milk; DON'T..
- Add Panade to Meat Mixture. You'll most likely want to use your hands for this. When adding Panade, mix small amounts at a time, you may not need all of it. Always depends on meats your using & milk you're using, etc. Throw away any unused Panade..
- When ready to shape loaves, divide mixture into however many loaves you would like. I always use cookie sheets & I hand shape my loaves. If you do this method, make sure your loaves are uniform throughout for better results..
- Cover tightly with aluminum foil. Bake for 45 min. Check with meat thermometer, you want 160°. If not done, cover & continue baking..
- When you're down to last 10 or 15 min baking, take foil off, & top with homemade or store bought marinara. You don't need very much. You don't want to overpower meats..
- Take out of oven & let rest 10 min. Enjoy!.
An Italian meatloaf smothered in an incredible tomato marinara sauce. The meatloaf is cooked in the sauce which infuses it with extra flavour as well as keeping it extra juicy and moist! The great thing about this Italian meatloaf is that it doesn't have "fillers" like oatmeal, bread crumbs or flour, so you'll really taste the herbs and sauce. Then, the crusty parmegiano reggiano (and please. Tear some crusty Italian bread into chunks and place it in a bowl.