Italian-Style Meat Loaf

Italian-Style Meat Loaf

A meat-and-potato lovers’ paradise…tangy meat loaf topped with garlic mashed potatoes!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:35

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2
eggs
1
jar (14 oz) tomato pasta sauce
1
cup Progresso® Italian style bread crumbs
1
large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
box (7.2 oz; 2 pouches) Betty Crocker® roasted garlic mashed potatoes
2 1/2
cups milk
1 1/2
cups hot water
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat eggs. Stir in pasta sauce, bread crumbs, onion, Italian seasoning, salt and beef until well blended. Press mixture in bottom of baking dish.
  2. Bake 45 to 55 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 160°F.
  3. Meanwhile, make both pouches of mashed potatoes as directed on box, using milk, hot water and butter.
  4. Spoon any excess juices from baking dish. Spread mashed potatoes over meat loaf; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until top begins to brown. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
One teaspoon each of dried basil and oregano leaves can be substituted for the Italian seasoning.
For extra flavor and spiciness, use bulk Italian pork sausage for part of the ground beef and add 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes to the pasta sauce.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 530
    • (Calories from Fat 230),
  • Total Fat 26g
    • (Saturated Fat 12g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 150mg;
  • Sodium 1150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.