Make-Ahead Pizza Meatloaves

  • Prep 15 min.
  • Total 40 min.
  • Serves 6
  • Make-Ahead Pizza Meatloaves
Here's a go-to recipe when you need to plan ahead to get dinner on the table really fast.  You can make the meatloaves up to 3 days in advance...when you're ready for dinner, just heat them in the skillet. Plus you've got the family favorite flavor combination of meatloaf and pizza...it's a winner.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Tomato Sauce

What You'll Need

  • 1

    jar (24 ounces) Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce OR Prego® Traditional Italian Sauce

  • 1 1/2

    pound ground beef

  • 1 1/2

    cup Pepperidge Farm® Herb Seasoned Stuffing

  • 2

    eggs, beaten

  • 1

    medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)

  • 1/4

    cup chopped green pepper

  • 1

    teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed

  • 4

    ounce mozzarella cheese, cut into 6 pieces

How to Make It

  • 1

    Mix 3/4 cup of the sauce, beef, stuffing, eggs, onion, pepper and oregano thoroughly and shape firmly into 6 loaves, placing 1 piece of cheese in the center of each loaf. Place the loaves in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.

  • 2

    Bake at 400°F. for 30 minutes or until the meatloaves are cooked through. Cool them slightly. Wrap them and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Cover and refrigerate the remaining pasta sauce.

  • 3

    Place the meat loaves and remaining pasta sauce in a 12-inch skillet. Cover and heat over medium heat, until they're heated through.