Meat loaf-in-the-round

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

8 servings

* PLUS Baking Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 500 g lean or medium ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella or cheddar
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425F (220C).
  • Lightly grease a 9-inch (23-cm) pie plate or coat with cooking spray. Lightly beat egg. Stir in bread crumbs and 1/3 cup (75 mL) spaghetti sauce. Crumble in beef. Add 1/2 cup (125 mL) cheese, garlic, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Work mixture until combined.
  • Evenly pat into pie plate. Bake, uncovered, in centre of oven for 20 minutes. Drain off any juices. Spread with remaining sauce and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Continue baking until cheese is golden, from 10 to 15 more minutes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 211,
  • Protein
  • 16.8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.7 g,
  • Fat
  • 13 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 389 mg.

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