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Thats Italian Meat Loaf


That's Italian Meat Loaf

That's Italian Meat Loaf

Yield

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce, divided
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/3 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound ground beef
1/2 pound ground pork
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Asiago cheese

Preparation

  1. Reserve 1/3 cup tomato sauce; refrigerate. Combine remaining tomato sauce and egg in large bowl. Stir in onion, bell pepper, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and black pepper. Add ground beef and pork; mix well and shape into loaf.
  2. Place meat loaf on foil strips; place in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH 4 to 6 hours (internal temperature should read 170°F).
  3. Spread meat loaf with reserved tomato sauce; sprinkle with Asiago cheese. Cover; cook 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Using foil strips, remove meat loaf from slow cooker.

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