Monday, April 11, 2011

Pizza Meatloaf


1/2  cup      chopped onion
6  ounces    tomato paste (small can)
1  cup          water
1 1/2  lb      lean, ground beef
1                  egg
1  cup          bread crumbs, soft
2   tsp          salt
1   tsp          oregano
1/4  tsp        basil
2  cups         Mozzarella cheese shredded

1. Combine onion, tomato paste and water in saucepan; simmer 20 minutes.
2. Mix together beef, egg, bread crumbs, salt, oregano, and basil.
3. Add 1/2 cup prepared sauce to the meat mixture and blend well.
4. Form into loaf; place in a 10 x 6 x 2 inch baking dish.  Bake at 375 F for 50 minutes.
5. Pour remaining sauce over the meatloaf and top with mozzarella cheese.
6. Bake 15 minutes or until melted.

Comments: Great served with buttered noodles and a crisp green salad.

This recipe is linked to: This Week's Cravings      Hunk of Meat Monday      Delectable Tuesday      Totally Tasty Tuesday      Tempt My Tummy Tuesdays      Tasty Tuesdays      Tuesdays at the Table      Tasty Tuesday      Tuesday Night Supper Club      Slightly Indulgent Tuesday      Dr. Laura's Tasty Tuesday      Hearth and Soul Hop, What's Cooking Wednesday      What's for Dinner?      Foodie Wednesday      Real Food Wednesday      What's On the Menu Wednesday      What's Cooking Wednesday      Full Plate Thursday      Fun with Food Friday      Tuesday Tantalizing Taste



  1. Thanks for joining in on the Tuesday Fun Hop

    I'm now following you back

    The Professionally Insane M

  2. This looks wonderful! I'm going to have to try this. I have 7 which all of them but one loves just regular meat loaf. The 7th..refuses! so I am going to try this on him! have a wonderful day!
    I am also from Tuesday fun hop...~adds

  3. My mouth is watering just reading your recipe and looking at the yummy picture. Thank you for sharing this!

  4. Pizza and meatloaf together...yummm! I know my family would love this, thanks for sharing! Stopping By from FTLOB Tasty Tues :)

  5. What a yummy twist to a traditional meatloaf! I love the cheese on top - yum!

  6. My boys would love that! Yummy :) thanks for the recipe.

  7. Wow does that look wonderful. Cannot wait to try it.

  8. Looks pretty good, I may have to try it sometime.

    Following you from Six in the Nest hop.

  9. Oh I'm hungry and this looks so good!

  10. This is so son is meatloaf lover and he loves pizza too.. what more can he ask for! Thanks for sharing.

  11. I as glad you joined in on the blog hop!

    Stop by tomorrow for "Made it on Monday"

  12. Fun recipe! I'll bet it would be great to tempt a picky eater into something a bit different for a change.

    Thanks for linking to the Hearth and Soul Hop! We hope to see you again and ask that you please link back to us next time :)

  13. Glad to see this here on "Made it on Monday"

    another meat loaf I WILL try. Thank you for sharing as always.

    Have a great week! :)

  14. Wow! Pizza and meatloaf in one! Yummy in my tummy that is!

  15. Meatloaf is always a hit in my house. This looks good! Thanks for linking up!

  16. Wow, this looks yummy! I think I will surprise my family with it this weekend. :)

  17. this looks so yummy with lots of great flavors! thank you for sharing with tuesday night supper club.

  18. Hi Ellen,
    Just look at all those Pizza goodies rolled into a wonderful meatloaf. It looks so good. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week!

  19. This is so fun! Great job, Ellen:)

  20. HI ellen! One of my favorite pizza toppings is meatballs sliced thin over the cheese with some onions and lots of sauce. You have basically just taken the crust out of the pizza! I love this idea and thanks for sharing it on the hearth and soul hop! All the best, alex

  21. I love this twist on normal meatloaf! Makes it much more fun!

  22. I love pizza and I love meatloaf. This is great.

    Thank You.


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