Rolled Italian Meat Loaf

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

Minutes

Total Time

1:40

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

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.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Use foil to make rolling the meat loaf easier. Then, using the foil, transfer the meat loaf to the pan and bake on the foil to make cleanup quicker.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 900mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 29g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.