Italian Meat Loaf Packets

Italian Meat Loaf Packets

Italian Meat Loaf Packets

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This easy meatloaf recipe with classic Italian flavor just might become your new favorite. Lean beef and lentils are mixed with onion, oregano and Parmesan or Romano cheese, then topped with marinara. It’s baked in the oven or on the grill in a foil packet with potatoes. A very satisfying meal with easy clean up. What’s not to love?

Recipe Ingredients

1 lb.
lean ground beef
1 cup
cooked lentils
1/2 cup
finely chopped onion
1/2 cup
dry Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
1/3 cup
Bob Evans® egg whites
1 cup
marinara sauce, divided
2 Tbsp.
Crystal Farms® shredded Parmesan or Romano cheese
1/2 tsp.
dried oregano leaves
1 pkg. (20 oz.)
Simply Potatoes® Rosemary Garlicup

Instructions

1
Heat oven to 400°F. Cut 4 (18x12-inch) sheets of heavy-duty foil. Mix beef, lentils, onion, breadcrumbs, Bob Evans egg whites and ¼ cup marinara sauce, cheese and oregano until well blended. Shape into 6 mini loaves. Place 1 loaf on each foil sheet; top each with 2 tablespoons marinara sauce. Place about ½ cup potatoes around each loaf.
2
Bring up edges of foil, folding to seal and allowing enough space for heat circulation and expansion.
3
Place packets on a large baking sheet; bake 30 to 35 minutes or until internal temperature in center of loaves reaches 160°F and potatoes are tender.

Italian Meat Loaf Packets

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