Italian Spiral Meatloaf
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 16
 
Ingredients
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 c. pizza sauce, divided
  • 1 c. seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 2 lbs lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 lb. bulk Italian sausage
  • ½ lb. sliced deli ham
  • 2 c. (8oz) shredded part-skim mozzarella chess, divided
  • 1 jar sliced mushrooms, drained (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, ¾ c. pizza sauce, bread crumbs, onion, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper. Crumble beef and sausage over mixture and mix well.
  2. On a piece of parchment or was paper, pat half the beef mixture into a 12in x 10in rectangle. Layer the ham, ¾c. cheese and mushrooms over the beef mixture to within 1 inches of the edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with the short side and peeling wax paper away as you roll.
  3. Seal seam and edges.
  4. Repeat steps 2-3 with the other half of the beef mixture.
  5. Place seam side down in a greased baking dish, brush with pizza sauce.
  6. Bake, uncovered, at 375 for 1 hour.. Sprinkle with chess and back 10 minutes longer or until no pink remains (a meat thermometer should read 160 degrees).
Recipe by Sports Mom Survival Guide at https://www.sportsmomsurvivalguide.com/italian-spiral-meatloaf/