Zucchini-Layered Meat Loaf
Savory meatloaf layered with slices of zucchini and shredded Swiss cheese in the center.
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1 cup milk
1 large egg
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground sage
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
1/2 cup thinly sliced zucchini
2 tablespoons chopped pimientos
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a large bowl mix together ground beef, dry bread crumbs, milk, egg, onion, Worcestershire sauce, salt, dry mustard, pepper, sage and garlic powder. Spoon half into an ungreased loaf pan. Layer Swiss cheese, zucchini and pimiento; spread to within 1/2-inch of the edge. Layer remaining half of the meat mixture on top, spreading the meat mixture to the sides of the pan.
- Bake uncovered, 1 hour and 15 minutes; drain and let stand for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing. Serve hot.
Makes 6 servings.