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Italian Meatloaf

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  Lean ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce, divided
  Egg 1
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon, divided
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon, grated

Mix together ground beef, bread crumbs, half the tomato sauce, egg, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, salt and pepper.
On wax paper, pat into a rectangle 1/2-in thick.
Sprinkle with mozzarella.
Roll up by starting on short side.
Lift paper until meat begins to roll tightly.
Peel back paper to keep it free.
Continue lifting and peeling to complete roll.
Seal edges and place in loaf dish.
Microwave at High 9 minutes, rotating dish after half the cooking time.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium) Microwave 11 to 14 minutes, or until meat loses most of its pink color, rotating dish after half the cooking time.
Combine remaining tomao sauce and oregano.
Pour over meatloaf.
Sprinkle with Parmesan.
Microwave 2 minutes to heat sauce.
Tent with foil and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1995 Calories from Fat 950

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g165.3%

Saturated Fat 50.3 g251.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 760.6 mg253.5%

Sodium 4154.4 mg173.1%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.7%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 200 g399.9%

Vitamin A 61.3% Vitamin C 53.7%

Calcium 136.5% Iron 106.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Meatloaf Recipe