Italian-Style Meatloaf on top of a wooden serving tray

Italian-Style Meatloaf

If meatloaf is one of those nostalgic foods for you, you’ll love this Italian-Style Meatloaf, a spruced up classic!

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Italian-Style Meatloaf on top of a wooden serving tray
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Italian-Style Meatloaf

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 383kcal


  • 2 pounds (907 g) extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 cup (119 g) gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 1 small yellow onion , finely diced
  • 4 ounces (117 g) fresh Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup (240 mL) prepared pasta sauce, divided
  • cup (80 mL) milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon (6 g) kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon (0.5 g) freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • In a large bowl, combine the beef, breadcrumbs, onion, Parmesan cheese, ⅓ cup of pasta sauce, milk, eggs, salt, and pepper. Combine the mixture well (you can use your hands) and press into a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan.
  • Spread the remaining pasta sauce evenly over the top.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, or until done. The meatloaf is finished cooking when it is brown on top and has begun to pull away from the sides. Let sit for about 10 minutes before cutting into slices and serving with baked or mashed potatoes.


Nutrition Facts
Italian-Style Meatloaf
Amount Per Serving
Calories 383 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 163mg54%
Sodium 1032mg43%
Potassium 742mg21%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 44g88%
Vitamin A 426IU9%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 271mg27%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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