Yield: 6 Servings
|What is more homey than a|
|Meatloaf sandwich-hot or|
|Cold , with or without|
|Sauce. Leftover slices can|
|Be frozen for another time.|
|1 cup||Bread or cracker crumbs|
|1 cup||Tomato sauce, homemade or|
|1½ pounds||Ground beef|
|1||Egg, lightly beaten|
|1 small||Garlic clove, minced|
|2 tablespoons||Grated parmesan cheese|
|Freshly ground pepper|
|½ teaspoon||Chopped basil|
|½ cup||Grated mozzarella cheese|
|2 tablespoons||Olive oil|
|1 tablespoon||Unsalted butter|
|2 pounds||Onions, cut into 1 inch|
|2 pounds||Bell peppers,cored,seeded|
|And cut into 1 inch slices|
1... Preheat the oven to 350~ F. Oil a 9x5x3 inch loaf pan.
2... In a bowl, soak the bread crumbs in ⅔ cup tomato sauce, until the sauce has been absorbed. Add beef, egg , garlic, Parmesan,salt and pepper to taste.Pack into prepared loaf pan.
3...Bake 45 minutes. Pour off drippings and spoon the remaining ⅓ c tomato sauce over the loaf. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese, return to oven, and bake 10 minutes longer. If serving warm, let rest in pan for 10 minutes.
4... While the loaf is cooking, heat oil and butter in a large skillet. Saute the onions and peppers until just wilted. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
5... Invert meatloaf on a board and slice. Split the rolls and warm them. Arrange meatloaf slices on the rolls and top with sauteed onions and peppers. Serve immeadiately.
Formatted for MM by Jeannie Allen From: Lewisallen