Meatloaf goes on a trip to Italy with a bit of Parmesan, some spaghetti sauce and a dash of Italian seasonings. Mangia fa bene!
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup prepared spaghetti sauce - divided use
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese - divided use
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 large egg, beaten
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Using your hands, mix together beef, half the spaghetti sauce, bread crumbs, half the Parmesan cheese, onion, egg and Italian seasoning in a medium mixing bowl. Shape into loaf and place in an 12 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish. Top with remaining spaghetti sauce and cheese.
- Bake 40 to 45 minutes or to desired doneness. During baking time, if desired, use a baster to remove excess grease from pan.
Makes 4 servings.