Italian Meatloaf Stuffed With Diced Peppers Recipe

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ITALIAN MEATLOAF STUFFED WITH DICED PEPPERS

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

A very moist and delicious meatloaf with a surprise in the center. Everyone who has tried this just loves it!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 25 Min

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil, divided
2 c
diced bell peppers, any color, with tops, seeds and ribs removed
1 1/2 tsp
italian seasoning
2 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 c
grated onion
1 c
fresh bread crumbs
1/2 c
milk
2
eggs, lightly beaten
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp. oil over medium-high heat. Add diced peppers and Italian seasoning. Cook until peppers soften, stirring, about 5 minutes. Transfer cooked peppers to a small bowl and set aside.
2
In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, onion, bread crumbs, milk, eggs, tomato paste, garlic, and salt and pepper until well combined.
3
Transfer two-thirds of the meat mixture into a loaf pan. To make a well for the filling, press meat mixture into pan away from the center and up the sides.
4
Fill center with cooked, diced pepper mixture. Top with remaining meat mixture, pressing sides together to seal edges. Brush top with remaining olive oil.
5
Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Remove to a cooling rack. Transfer to a cutting board or platter and rest 10 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #moist, #hearty, #juicy