Italian Stuffed Meatloaf Recipe

Sunday, May 15, 2016
This is not your ordinary meatloaf. Meat, Italian Capicola, Escarole or Spinach, Boiled Egg and Mozzarella cheese are all stuffed inside this rolled ground beef. It's truly a gourmet version of any kind of meatloaf. I did step by step instructions it's really easy so give this a try! This is a specialty meatloaf is referred to as Polpettone Italian Stuffed Meatloaf


This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious




Fun To Eat


Sure this is a little work, but perfect for an inexpensive impressive dinner party.


This Italian Stuffed Meatloaf is not only impressive but quite a show stopper on a plate!


This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious






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This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious



Impress Your Family and Friends




The stuffing is superb, amazing gourmet style meatloaf that will wow your family and friends. It's easy to make and so impressive.



The eggs are in the center when you cut it along with ingredients such as spinach or escarole. Many of the time strips of pancetta are layed over the top for extra flavor or bacon.



When we wanted something extra special to serve guests this would be on the table. Most of the time it would be served around a holiday as a treat.



It's easy to make on any week night and perfect comfort food on a chilly night.


If you are looking for an original Italian style meatloaf try this recipe. Or these fun meatloaf cupcakes.



This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious


Simple To Make



It looks more complicated than it is.


My step by step photos will help you see how easy this is to put together.


You really won't need anything more to serve except maybe some potatoes you love.



This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious



Easy Instructions




I tried to photograph every step to help you visualize how easy this is to make.


It can look intimidating but I promise you it will be over the top gourmet but easy to make!


This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious


Meal All in One Loaf



This is a filling meal, all in one pan and really flavorful.


It sure beats the regular ordinary meatloaf for a change of pace.


This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious


Flavor the Spinach



I love the spinach sauteed in olive oil and garlic first.


It really kicks up the flavors.


This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious


Are You An Egg Fan?



This recipe can be changed if you're not an egg fan or have allergies.


Stuffing can be anything you like with the greens, even mashed garlic potatoes!



This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious


Change It Up



You can change it up with whatever you like around it, peppers, mushrooms are our favorite, maybe your family likes baby onions.


Try adding potatoes around the meat and bake them if you love potatoes.


Get creative.


This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious



Pretty To Serve



After slicing the meatloaf and seeing the pretty filling, it looks wonderful on a bed of rice or even a pretty lettuce leaf.


You can really wow your family and friends with presentation.


This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious




Gourmet Can Be Easy and Fun



I know that this looks a little more complicated than most meals.


Not so. It's very simple to make. After the meat is mixed the actual stuffed for this Italian Stuffed Meatloaf is already the main part.


You can stuff it with anything you prefer. This meatloaf is the way mom made it growing up.


Boiled eggs were used in many stuffings for us.


If you aren't a fan of eggs, use another vegetable or all spinach.


This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious


Season the Meat First



As long as the meat is seasoned first anything can go inside.


My kids are big big fans of cheese.


Sometimes that's all I add to the middle. I like to use cheeses that easily melt.


I usually do use a blend of mozzarella, swiss and cheddar.


This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious



Roll, seal and bake.



I am sure you will get creative and come up with some great ideas for baking this great Italian Stuffed Meatloaf, but it's great as it's written!


In my family we will forever love Italian Food.


This Italian Meatloaf is sure to please everyone you meet!


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This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious

Italian Stuffed Meatloaf

prep time: 20 MINScook time: 1 hourtotal time: 1 hours and 20 mins
This is a specialty meatloaf called Polpettone (Italian Stuffed Meatloaf)

ingredients:

4 to 5 Boiled eggs or enough to place across the size of your meat mixture spread out
1 10 ounce bag or frozen spinach sauteed in olive oil or boiled escarole drained seasoned with salt, pepper and fresh garlic 1 minced clove
Grated Romano cheese
Slices of thick Hot Capicola or Sweet (or use prosciutto, sopressata) around 6 to 7 slices
Slices of thick mozzarella or provolone 
Ground Round Beef or Chuck ( as much for your family size) four people needs 1 1/2 pounds
4 slices of day old bread crusts off soaked in water then water squeezed out of the bread
1/2 cup Italian style breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon chopped fresh garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
Salt pepper to taste
2 large eggs
12 ounce can of tomato sauce
3 to 4 thin slices of rolled pancetta or bacon


Optional: sliced mushrooms and sliced bell peppers
Tools needed to roll out:
Wax paper or plastic wrap
Oil sprayed Pan to bake in fitting the size of your meatloaf 
( I use a 2 1/2 inch deep 13x 9 non stick porcelain dish)

Garnish:
Granulated Garlic
Parsley
Grated Cheese

instructions:

Mix the ground beef, eggs, squeezed bread, 2 eggs, bread crumbs, 1/2 cup grated cheese, salt, pepper to taste, garlic and parsley in a large mixing bowl.

Spread this out into 2 inch thick square or circle onto wax paper or plastic wrap.
 First spread the sauteed spinach or escarole in the center middle end to end. Then the ham of choice, cheese, eggs on top. I sprinkle it all with grated cheese, parsley and granulated garlic for more flavor.
Using the wax paper roll sealing sides and having seam down until you cover all open spots. Carefully put into a prepared baking dish seam side down. If using vegetables place around the meat.
Pour sauce on top around 1/2 cup sprinkle with more grated cheese and fresh parsley or dried. Lay the pancetta over the top. Bake at 350 degree hot oven until browned around 1 hour depending on how thick and big this is. Use more sauce if started to dry out while baking.
calories
180
fat (grams)
12
sat. fat (grams)
3
carbs (grams)
4
net carbs
2
protein (grams)
14
sugar (grams)
3
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This is Italian flavored meatloaf stuffed with spinach, boiled eggs with tomato sauce rolled up and baked in the oven. This is a gourmet meatloaf that is worth the time and effort and delicious

9 comments

  1. Great idea with mince met which is something boring but surely not prepared this way.

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  2. Great recipe! I make meatloaf with hard boiled eggs and prosciutto and cheese as well, but this is a little bit different and truly Italian. Saving it for later use!:)

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  3. Claudia My mom used to make a similar stuffed meatloaf, less the hot cappi. I'm definitely going to try your recipe!

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  4. I love meatloaf and your version looks and sounds so delicious! Perfect idea for hosting and for dinner parties!

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  5. I've never had meatloaf, but my does this sound good. Love your step by step instructions too!

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  6. This is comfort food at its best! My family would love it.

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  7. Nicely explained recipe with steps. Very helpful.

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  8. That's so comforting!! I've never had meatloaf with eggs in it, but would certainly try! Looks delicious :)

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  9. I just LOVE that surprise in the middle!!

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