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Mozzarella Stuffed Meatloaf


Easy mozzarella stuffed meatloaf made gluten-free using only seven ingredients. This meatloaf recipe is juicy and made in one dish.

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Easy meatloaf made with oats instead of bread crumbs and refined sugar-free ketchup.

Key Ingredients

ingredients to make meatloaf with cheese

How to Make It

1. Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 375F degrees. Dice onion small. In a mixing bowl place all the ingredients, including 4 tablespoons of ketchup. Mix to combine.

mixing bowl with ground beef, onions, oats and egg

4. Divide the meat into two parts.

mixing bowl with two balls of ground beef

5. In an oven-safe dish place one half of the meat. Press tightly to form the meat layer.

baking dish with layer of ground beef

6. Layer the mozzarella slices, slightly overlapping and keeping away from the edges.

baking dish with ground beef layer and mozzarella cheese

7. Place the second meat part to form the layer on top. Using two tablespoons of ketchup spread the sauce all over on top to cover the meat layer.

baking dish with meatloaf before going inside the oven

8. Bake for 45 minutes. Cool for 5-10 minutes before slicing.

baking dish with freshly baked meatloaf

Recipe Tips

To make this dish healthy, use ketchup without sugar or with reduced sugar.

Don’t overmix to keep the meatloaf texture soft and tender.

The internal temperature of the cooked meatloaf should be 165 degrees.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What can I put in meatloaf instead of ketchup?

The best ketchup substitute in meatloaf would be BBQ sauce, tomato paste, salsa.

two slices of meatloaf laying on the white plate

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Mozzarella Stuffed Meatloaf

Natalia-Flavorful Home
Easy mozzarella stuffed meatloaf made gluten-free using only seven ingredients. This meatloaf recipe is juicy and made in one dish.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6
Calories 431 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 onion diced small
  • 3/4 cups rolled oats gluten -free
  • 6 tbsp ketchup divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 12 ozs mozzarella cheese 3/4 of the large log

Instructions
 

  • Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 375F degrees. Dice onion small.
  • In a mixing bowl place all the ingredients, including 4 tablespoons of ketchup. Mix to combine. Divide the meat into two parts.
  • In an oven-safe dish place one half of the meat. Press tightly to form the meat layer.
  • Layer the mozzarella slices, slightly overlapping and keeping away from the edges.
  • Place the second meat part to form the layer on top. Using two tablespoons of ketchup spread the sauce all over on top to cover the meat layer.
  • Bake for 45 minutes. Cool for 5-10 minutes before slicing.

Notes

To make this dish healthy, use ketchup without sugar or with reduced sugar.
Don’t overmix to keep the meatloaf texture soft and tender.
The internal temperature of the cooked meatloaf should be 165 degrees.

Nutrition

Calories: 431kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 28gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 126mgSodium: 941mgPotassium: 355mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 500IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 314mgIron: 2mg
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Natalia is a recipe developer, food photographer, and home cook. She started Flavorful Home to document easy real food recipes perfect for busy families. She loves creating flavorful and nutritious meals while keeping the cooking process simple and joyful!

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