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Ingredients:

  • 1 pounds - Lean ground beef
  • 1 cups - Quaker Oats (quick or old-fashioned), Uncooked
  • 1 jars - 15 1/2-oz. jar Spaghetti sauce, Divided use
  • 1/2 cups - Onion, Chopped
  • 1/3 cups - Parmesan cheese, Grated
  • 1 whole - Egg, Slightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoons - Worcestershire sauce
  • - 1/2-1 tsp. Pepper
  • 1/3 cups - Any one or all of the following: sliced mushrooms, slice ripe olives, shredded mozzarella cheese, shredded zucchini, For filling
  • 1/2 cups - 2-oz. Mozzarella cheese, Shredded - For topping
  • - Sliced ripe olives, For topping
  • Directions:

    1. Heat oven to 350. Grease an 8-in. square baking pan.
    2. For meat loaf, combine ground beef, oats, 1/2 C. spaghetti sauce, onion, Parmesan cheese, egg, Worcestershire sauce and pepper; mix well.
    3. Separate mixture into two equal parts. Shape each into a patty about 7-in. in diameter.
    4. Place filling on one patty to within 1/2-in. of edge.
    5. Top with other patty.
    6. Pinch sides together to completely enclose filling; smooth edges into rounded loaf.
    7. Place into prepared pan. Bake 45-50 min. or until meat is done.
    8. Top loaf w/ remaining spaghetti sauce and mozzarella cheese. Garnish w/ olives.

    Brief Description

    "A conversation-stopping meat loaf, showcasing the authentic flavors of Italy"

    Main Ingredient:

    Lean ground beef; Quaker Oats

    Category:  Beef

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 25 min
    Cook Time: 45 min

    Source

    The Quaker Oats Treasury of Best Recipes

    Posted By:

    mamakjking

    Posted On:

    February 17, 2013

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