Rolled Italian Meat Loaf

Not much harder to make than plain meat loaf, this dressed-up version is nice enough for company.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1 1/4
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
3/4
lb bulk Italian sausage
1
egg
1
can (8 oz) pizza sauce
1/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups shredded 6 cheese Italian cheese blend (8 oz)
2
cups loosely packed fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix ground beef, sausage, egg, 1/2 cup of the pizza sauce, the bread crumbs and pepper.
  • 2 On foil, pat mixture to12x8-inch rectangle. Sprinkle evenly with cheese; gently press into meat. Top with spinach. Starting at short end, roll up tightly, using foil to start roll and tucking in spinach leaves; seal ends. Place seam side down in ungreased 12x8-inch (2 quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour. Spread remaining pizza sauce over top. Bake 15 minutes longer or until thermometer inserted in meat loaf reads 160°F. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    900mg
    900%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    6g
    6%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    15%;
    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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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