I love this Italian meatloaf recipe. I added shredded vegetables to the meatloaf recipe. It tastes great and easy to put together. It serves 6 to 8 people depending on how big the slices are. You can even put it together the night before. I like to freeze it after it is cooked too. It’s a very versatile dish.
Here are all the ingredients.
Pre-heat oven 400 degrees.
Clean all the veggies and chop them into pieces that would fit in your food processor. Carrots, garlic, zucchini, onion, in the food processor and shred it.
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. I put the meat in first, then the shredded veggies, Parmesan cheese, salt pepper, parsley, basil, 1/3 cup tomato sauce. The I scrambled the egg and placed it in the mix.
Shape into a meatloaf shape form and place on parchment paper on the cookie sheet. Another option is to form the meat mixture into individual size loaves. Another option is to use non-stick spray and coat a muffin tin and make individual meatloaf muffins. You can also make a meatloaf form ring as well.
Cover with the 1 cup of pre-made tomato sauce and place in the oven. Cook for 60 minutes for the large meatloaf or until the meat reaches the temperature of 160 degrees. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
Here is the recipe you can print.
That’s it. I hope you like it. Please leave a message if you do try it to let me know how it goes.
Here are some meatloaf cookbooks from Amazon if you are looking for other meatloaf recipes.