Paul's Italian-Style Meatloaf

Mikekey *


This is from someone who used to run an old BBS (remember those?)that had a cooking "echo". I use 1/2 ground beef, and 1/2 ground turkey to make it leaner. Use a commercial canned marinara or make your own. Great with pasta or rice.


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20 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    dry bread crumbs, italian seasoned
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 large
  • 1/4 tsp
    fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 small
    yellow onion, minced
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 2 c
    marinara sauce, canned or homemade

How to Make Paul's Italian-Style Meatloaf


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350°F. Put a cookie sheet in oven while preheating. Coat a 9x5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the beef, breadcrumbs, milk, egg and herbs. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet. Add the onion and garlic. Cook until just soft. Mix into the meat mixture.
  4. Put into prepared loaf pan. Place loaf pan on preheated cookie sheet and bake for 1 hour or until firm in the middle. While meatloaf is baking, heat marinara sauce on stove.
  5. Cool slightly and slice. Top slices with heated sauce and serve.

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About Paul's Italian-Style Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian

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