Italian Style Lean Meatloaf

Posted at 12:20 PM, Apr 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-04 15:06:54-04

1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef

1 cup tomato-basil or Italian style pasta sauce, divided

1/2 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs

1/2 cup fresh Parmesan cheese, grated

1/3 cup parsley, chopped

4 green onions, chopped

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

1 large egg

Cooking spray

Salt and Pepper, to taste

Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine the beef, half of the pasta sauce and the next 7 ingredients in a bowl with salt and pepper. Do not over mix. Coat an 8 x 4-inch loaf with cooking spray. Shape meat mixture in pan. Brush remaining 1/2 cup pasta sauce over top of meat loaf.

Bake for 1 hour or until a thermometer registers 160°. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut loaf into slices.