Italian Mini Meat Loaves

Italian Mini Meat Loaves

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  • 1⅓

    pounds ground sirloin

  • 1

    large egg, beaten

  • cup Italian bread crumbs, a couple of handfuls

  • ¼

    cup grated Parmigiano, plus ½ cup

  • ½

    small green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1

    small yellow onion, finely chopped

  • 4

    cloves garlic, chopped

  • 3

    tablespoons tomato paste

  • Salt and pepper

  • 2

    tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


Preheat over to 425. Place meat in a bowl. Make a well in meat. Fill well with egg, bread crumbs, 1/4 cup cheese, peppers, onions, garlic, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Mix meat and breading and form 4 individual oval meat loaves, 1-inch thick. Coat loaves with extra-virgin olive oil and arrange on a baking sheet. Roast 18 to 20 minutes.


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