oats, quick or old-fashioned, uncooked
ripe olives, canned, sliced, drained
instant minced onion
part skim mozzarella cheese, grated
Combine oats, 1/4 cup tomato sauce, 1/4 cup olives, egg, 1 teaspoon onion, Italian seasoning and salt.
Add ground beef, mix lightly but thoroughly.
Shape to form four 4x2-inch loaves; place in 8-inch square glass baking dish or 9-inch glass pie plate.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until meat is done; drain.
Combine remaining tomato sauce, olives, onion and garlic powder; cook over low heat 3 to 5 minutes or until hot.
Spoon sauce over meat loaves; sprinkle with cheese.
Bake 2 minutes more or until cheese is melted.
MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Prepare meat mixture and shape into loaves as directed above.
Place in 8-inch square glass baking dish or 9-inch glass pie plate.
Microwave on high 5 to 7 minutes or until no longer pink, rotating dish once.
Drain. In a 2-cup glass measuring cup combine remaining tomato sauce, olives, onion and garlic powder.
Microwave at high 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until hot.
Spoon over meat loaves; sprinkle with cheese.
Microwave at high 1 minute or until cheese is melted.