Greek Meatloaf

Meatloaf…it’s what’s for dinner!

Greek Meatloaf

Regular old meatloaf takes on a whole new flavor experience with the addition of oregano and feta cheese.  

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped fine
  • 1 tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs plain
  • 4 oz. crumbled feta cheese basil + tomato
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 large roma tomato thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.  In a large bowl mix / knead all the ingredients, except for the sliced tomato, together until well blended.

  2. Prepare a small roasting pan with no-stick spray.  Form the ground beef mixture into a loaf and place in the roasting pan.

  3. Cover and bake for 60 minutes.  Remove the cover and lay the tomato slices evenly over the top of the meatloaf.  Bake for an additional 30 minutes.  Remove from oven and let the meatloaf rest for 3 or 4 minutes before slicing.

Recipe Notes

A nice fresh greek salad is always a welcome side for our greek meatloaf.

(Recipe inspired by cooking-with-mama.com)

Did you know: The reason meatloaf has stayed with us through so many generations? It’s a master of evolution. It’s lived through ancient times, the Industrial Revolution, world wars, heart breaking depressions, nasty processed foods, and fancy gourmet versions, all because it is so adaptable. With such skills, it's sure to outlast us, as each generations makes it their own. 

(source: mnn.com)

 

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