Garlic Italian Meat Loaf

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Cheryl Croce Culver

By
@Cheriluv

Yes There are So many ways to make Meat Loaf delicious!!We love Italian food so here is an Italian Spiced Meat Loaf that is filled with lots of Garlic, it's so good you won't want to stop eating it. Serve it up with Mashed Potatoes and a veggie or side salad, Enjoy Good Food

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Serves:
6
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground chuck or other ground meats
  • 1 large
    whole garlic bulb, peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp
    fresh marjoram,minced fine
  • 1 tsp
    fresh rosemary leaves,minced fine
  • 1 tsp
    fresh thyme leaves, minced fine
  • 1 tsp
    fresh oregano,minced fine
  • NOTE: YOU CAN USE 2 TABLESPOONS ITALIAN SEASONING IF YOU DON'T HAVE THE FRESH HERBS ABOVE

  • 2 tsp
    sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    tumeric
  • 1/4 tsp
    parsley
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper, optional
  • 1/2 c
    milk or low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 pkg
    soda crackers, unsalted, crushed fine
  • 1 large
    egg
  • ·
    sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • ·
    olive oil spray
  • SAUCE INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 large
    can of spaghetti sauce, i used mushroom, your choice
  • 1(14.5) oz
    can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon zest
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Garlic Italian Meat Loaf

Step-by-Step

  1. Preparation
    Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. Make meat loaf: Place meat mix in a large bowl; add crackers,egg and all your spices, including cayenne, if desired. Then add your minced Garlic, salt and pepper and Milk or broth. Mix gently but thoroughly with your fingers. Shape meat into a loaf and transfer to greased pan.
  3. Meanwhile Make sauce: Pour broth into a pot; add tomatoes. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes. Stir in zest; season with salt and pepper.
    Bake loaf 30 minutes; pour 1 cup Sauce over meat loaf. Continue to bake until a meat thermometer inserted into center reads 160°F, 15 to 20 minutes longer. Remove meat loaf to a platter, tent with foil and let rest 10 minutes.
    Slice meat loaf and serve, serve extra sauce over meat or on potatoes if you like.

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About Garlic Italian Meat Loaf

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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