Mini Pork Meat Loaves
These individual meat loaves make a great weeknight meal. Serve with baked potatoes and green beans.
1 pound ground pork
1 (14-ounce) jar pasta sauce
1 1/2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend
1 1/2 cups soft fresh bread crumbs
1 large egg
1 tablespoon salt-free Italian herb blend seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves (optional)
- In large mixing bowl combine ground pork, 3/4 cup of pasta sauce, 1 cup of cheese, bread crumbs, egg, seasoning and salt.
- Shape mixture into 4 oval-shaped loaves (about 6-inch in length) and place on a foil lined baking sheet sprayed with nonstick
- cooking spray.
- Top each loaf with some of the remaining pasta sauce, remainder of the cheese and fresh tomato slices.
- Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven for 15 minutes or until cooked through to a final internal temperature of 160°F (71.1°C). Garnish with basil leaves if desired and serve with any remaining sauce.
Makes 12 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.