That's Italian Meat Loaf
Makes 8 servings
|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|
- 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.
- 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).
- 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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