Italian Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatloaf Recipe

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Floyd Reed Modified: March 23, 2022
Italian Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatloaf Recipe

How To Make Italian Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatloaf

This cheesy and filling stuffed meatloaf combines tomato sauce, cheese, ground beef, bread crumbs, and eggs to make a crowd-favorite Italian dish.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 15 minutes
Resting Time: 5 minutes
Total: 1 hour 40 minutes



  • lbsground beef
  • 1medium onion,chopped
  • 8oztomato sauce,(1 can) divided
  • ½cupbread crumbs
  • 1egg
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1tsporegano,dried, divided
  • 1tspsalt
  • tspblack pepper,ground
  • cupsmozzarella cheese,shredded
  • 2tbspparmesan cheese,grated


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Mix beef, onion, 1/2 of the tomato sauce, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Pat into a 1/2-inch-thick rectangle on a sheet of waxed paper. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top.

  3. Lift up the short side of the waxed paper to start rolling up the meatloaf. Roll tightly, peeling back paper as you go. Seal edges in place. Transfer meatloaf to a loaf pan.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour. Combine remaining tomato sauce and oregano; pour over meatloaf and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake until cheese is melted, about 15 minutes more. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

  5. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 428.30kcal
  • Fat: 30.59g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.68g
  • Trans Fat: 1.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.33g
  • Fiber: 1.04g
  • Sugar: 2.55g
  • Protein: 28.09g
  • Cholesterol: 125.33mg
  • Sodium: 626.20mg
  • Calcium: 349.05mg
  • Potassium: 398.42mg
  • Iron: 2.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 119.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.24mg
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