Italian Stuffed Meat Loaf
|Title:||Italian Stuffed Meat Loaf|
1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup oats
1 (15 1/2 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce, divided
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon pepper
1/3 cup any one or all of the following: sliced
mushrooms, sliced ripe olives, shredded
Mozzarella cheese, shredded zucchini
1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
Ripe olives, sliced
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan.
For meat loaf, combine ground beef, oats, 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce, onion, Parmesan cheese, egg, Worcestershire sauce and pepper; mix well. Separate mixture into two equal parts. Shape each into a patty about 7 inches in diameter. Place filling on one patty to within 1/2 inch of edge. Place in prepared pan. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until meat is done.
Top loaf with remaining spaghetti sauce and Mozzarella cheese. Garnish with olives.