Easy Meatloaf

Easy Meatloaf The best meatloaf ever! will knock your socks off!

serves 12
preheat oven 400*F

  • 2 lbs beef sirloin, cut into 3″cubes
  • 1 1/2 lb fatty pork shoulder, cut into 3″ cubes
  • 2 tablespoons fennel seeds
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups fresh good quality bread crumbs
  • 1 cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup V-8 juice
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • large bunch fresh basil leaves
  • 6 ounces sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 lb fresh mozzarella, thickly sliced

Coarsely grind meats with fennel seeds.

In a large mixing bowl combine ground meats with eggs, breadcrumbs, parsley,
onion, garlic, juice, wine and seasonings.

Place mixture on a parchment lined 16″ x 12″ baking sheet.
Spread out mixture to cover parchment.

Sprinkle meat with sun dried tomatoes, basil leaves and 3/4 of mozzarella.
Roll up jelly-roll fashion.
Place in meatloaf in oven and roast for 1 hour.
Top with remaining mozzarella and roast until cheese is melted and golden. Allow meat to cool for
10 minutes before slicing.

THE LOVE: Grinding your own meat for this meatloaf makes all the difference in
the world!