Rolled Italian Meat Loaf

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

Rolled Italian Meat Loaf

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    Makes 8


Ingredients

  • - lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef

  • ¾

    - lb bulk Italian sausage

  • 1

    - egg

  • 1

    - can (8 oz) pizza sauce

  • ¼

    - cup Progresso® Italian style bread crumbs

  • ¼

    - teaspoon pepper

  • 2

    - cups shredded 6 cheese Italian cheese blend (8 oz)

  • 2

    - cups loosely packed fresh spinach leaves

Directions

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. 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. 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.


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