Pizza Topped Meat Loaf

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Pizza-Topped Meatloaf is perfect for your low-carb diet. Bursting with flavor and topped with fresh tomatoes and basil, this recipe is sure to be a winner!

Yields8 Servings
Cook Time30 mins

 2 Nature's Yoke eggs
 1 tsp parsley
 1 tsp Italian seasoning
 ¾ tsp black pepper
 ¼ tsp cumin
 ¼ tsp paprika
 ½ tsp red pepper flakes
 1 ⅛ tsp salt
 4 garlic cloves, minced
 1 cup plain bread crumbs
 ¾ cup milk
 2 tbsp parmesan cheese
 2 lbs ground beef
 ½ cup pizza sauce
 2 Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced
 ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
 fresh basil chiffonade* or dried basil

1

Preheat oven to 375 F.

2

In a large bowl, combine eggs, seasonings, garlic, bread crumbs, milk, Parmesan cheese and ground beef. Mix together until all ingredients are well blended.

3

Shape meat mixture into a round loaf, 9 inches in diameter or a little larger. Transfer the loaf to a roasting pan with a rack.

4

Bake in oven for 30 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the middle of the loaf registers 160 degrees F. and juices run clear. Remove from oven.

5

Spread meatloaf with pizza sauce. Top with sliced tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with dried basil or fresh basil chiffonade. Bake about 5 minutes longer, or until cheese is melted. Transfer to pizza pan or serving platter. Cut into wedges to serve.

*To make fresh basil chiffonade, stack the basil leaves and roll them up. Using a sharp knife, slice the roll into very thin strips.

Ingredients

 2 Nature's Yoke eggs
 1 tsp parsley
 1 tsp Italian seasoning
 ¾ tsp black pepper
 ¼ tsp cumin
 ¼ tsp paprika
 ½ tsp red pepper flakes
 1 ⅛ tsp salt
 4 garlic cloves, minced
 1 cup plain bread crumbs
 ¾ cup milk
 2 tbsp parmesan cheese
 2 lbs ground beef
 ½ cup pizza sauce
 2 Roma tomatoes, thinly sliced
 ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
 fresh basil chiffonade* or dried basil

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 F.

2

In a large bowl, combine eggs, seasonings, garlic, bread crumbs, milk, Parmesan cheese and ground beef. Mix together until all ingredients are well blended.

3

Shape meat mixture into a round loaf, 9 inches in diameter or a little larger. Transfer the loaf to a roasting pan with a rack.

4

Bake in oven for 30 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the middle of the loaf registers 160 degrees F. and juices run clear. Remove from oven.

5

Spread meatloaf with pizza sauce. Top with sliced tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Sprinkle with dried basil or fresh basil chiffonade. Bake about 5 minutes longer, or until cheese is melted. Transfer to pizza pan or serving platter. Cut into wedges to serve.

*To make fresh basil chiffonade, stack the basil leaves and roll them up. Using a sharp knife, slice the roll into very thin strips.

Pizza Topped Meat Loaf
2018-10-10T16:38:45+00:00October 4th, 2018|

About the Author:

Dawn Nolt
Dawn Nolt is a mother of four. Like you, she prepares meals every day for her growing family. Healthy cooking is a lifeskill that was passed down from her mother, who published a cookbook when Dawn was a girl. She enjoys photography and capturing the beauty and texture of food through the lens.

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