Italian Style Meat Roll

Italian Style Meat Roll

"I also use this meat mixture for meatballs. Either way, it's mouth-watering. --Janaan Cunningham"
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1 h 40 m servings
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  1. Process bread in a blender or food processor until fine crumbs form; transfer to a bowl. In same blender, combine the egg, water, onion, celery, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper; cover and process until smooth. Stir into the bread crumbs. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
  2. On a 16-in. x 12-in. piece of waxed paper, shape meat mixture into an 11-in. x 8-in. rectangle. Top with the dried beef and cheese to within 1/2 in. of edge. Roll up jelly-roll style,starting with a short side; pinch to seal edges.
  3. Place seam side down in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Footnotes

  • TEST KITCHEN TIP For meatballs, pat the beef mixture into a square about 1 inch thick. Then cut into 1-inch squares and roll each square into a meatball.

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WONDERFUL! Make sure you seal the ends well or you'll lose the mozz. I was looking for a low carb recipe to make ahead, portion, then freeze and this worked perfectly! Thanks!

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I had trouble preparing this. It just didn't want to roll up. I ended up just forming it into a roll as I would meat loaf. Also, mine was done in 1 hour. As a result, I had to keep it in the ...

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I had trouble preparing this. It just didn't want to roll up. I ended up just forming it into a roll as I would meat loaf. Also, mine was done in 1 hour. As a result, I had to keep it in the ...

WONDERFUL! Make sure you seal the ends well or you'll lose the mozz. I was looking for a low carb recipe to make ahead, portion, then freeze and this worked perfectly! Thanks!

If meat loaf is one of the kings of comfort food, then this recipe is the "king" of meat loaf! No matter how many times I make this everyone asks for more. Normally I replace the dried beef wi...

My kids don't usually like meatloaf but they had seconds of this! I didn't have dried beef so I made it without it and I also added a carrot to the food processor when making this and it tasted...

Not bad but not something I'll do again. It doesn't matter how hard I try, I always end up losing most of the cheese when making stuffed meat loaves. The meat itself is pretty bland as written, ...

WOW!! What a savory, delicious combination this is. The blend of spices with the meats and cheese is so good it will truly make you crave this dish. I highly recommend it. I made it just as t...

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