This dish is my hubby's thirsty trap, he can't escape the urge to ask for more of it


Who doesn't relish the hearty warmth of comfort food? Our Parmesan Meatloaf, baked to perfection in a loaf pan, is a tried-and-true favorite that promises to warm the heart. Crafted with a mixture of beef and turkey, this dish stands out, particularly with the infusion of Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, and a bouquet of herbs. Each bite offers a fusion of flavors, capturing the essence of time-honored culinary traditions. Though the origins of meatloaf might be debatable, its universal appeal isn't. Our version nods to Italian delights, embracing the iconic Parmesan.

Imagine serving this dish alongside velvety mashed potatoes and vibrant steamed vegetables. For those seeking a fresh touch, a side of golden roasted potatoes or a crisp garden salad does wonders. And for a real treat? Slice it up for a cheesy meatloaf sandwich, draped with molten mozzarella.

Ready to Dive In? Here's the Recipe:


2 pounds lean ground meat (a balance of turkey and beef is delightful)

2 eggs

1/4 cup breadcrumbs

Seasonings: 1/2 teaspoon each of basil, oregano, thyme

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 onion, diced

1/2 cup marinara sauce

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

1/2 cup Italian cheese blend

Salt and pepper to your liking


Warm up the oven to 350°F.

Mix the ground meats in a big bowl.

Incorporate eggs, breadcrumbs, herbs, garlic, onion, seasonings, and Parmesan. Blend well.

Mold this mix in a loaf pan.

Top with the marinara sauce.

Bake for about 45-50 minutes, or until it hits 160°F internally.

Near the end, grace it with the Italian cheese blend until melted.

Let it settle post-baking, then slice and serve.

Final Thought:

Indulge in this Parmesan Meatloaf. Each bite promises comfort, making it a beloved dish for any dinner table.

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