Pizza Meat Loaf

It's still comfort food -- but with a dash of added pizzazz.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1/2
lb. lean ground pork
3/4
cup Progresso® Italian Style Bread Crumbs
1/2
cup finely chopped green bell pepper
1
egg
1
(15-oz.) can pizza sauce
8
small slices pepperoni
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine ground beef, ground pork, bread crumbs, bell pepper, egg and 1/2 cup of the pizza sauce; mix well. Press mixture in ungreased 9x5-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350°F. for 45 minutes.
  • 2 Remove loaf from oven. Spread about 1/4 cup of the remaining pizza sauce over loaf. Arrange pepperoni over sauce.
  • 3 Return to oven; bake an additional 20 to 25 minutes or until meat loaf is thoroughly cooked in center and meat thermometer registers 160°F.
  • 4 Sprinkle cheese over top of loaf; bake an additional 5 minutes or until melted. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Heat remaining pizza sauce; serve with meat loaf.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
    Calories
    440
    (
    Calories from Fat
    240),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    27g
    27%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    260mg
    260%;
    Sodium
    980mg
    980%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    32g
    32%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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