How easy is our Italian meatloaf? Very—you can prep it in just 15 minutes. How pleasing? Very, very! Try it and see.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2 lb. lean ground beef
1 pkg. (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix for Chicken
1 cup water
2 eggs, beaten
2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
1/2 cup OLIVO by CLASSICO Traditional Pasta Sauce, divided
3/4 cup KRAFT Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 375°F.
Mix all ingredients except 1/4 cup of the pasta sauce and cheese.
Shape meat mixture into oval loaf in 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; top with remaining pasta sauce.
Bake 55 min. or until done (160ºF). Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5 min. or until melted.
Easy Fiesta Meatloaf
Prepare substituting 2 tsp. chili powder for Italian seasoning, TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa for the pasta sauce and KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Cheese for the mozzarella.
Prepare meat mixture as directed, but instead of shaping into a loaf, shape into 48 (1-1/2 inch) meatballs. Cook meatballs in batches in large skillet on medium heat for 12 min. or until done (160°F). Serve topped with additional pasta sauce and cheese.
Prepare meat mixture as directed, but instead of shaping into a loaf, shape into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. Cook on medium heat for 15 min. or until done (160°F), turning after 8 min and topping with cheese during the last 2 min.
Make 2 meals
Prepare meat mixture as directed and divide in half. Use half to make a smaller meatloaf, 4 burgers, or 24 meatballs for dinner tonight. Then make a different option with the other half for dinner the next night.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 18g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.