Recipe: Italian-style Meatloaf Takes American Classic to New Heights

The garlic, balsamic vinegar, basil and marinara turn this American classic into a savory Italian creation.

By: Chef Michael Chiarello, Food Network

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 1 hour

Difficulty: Easy


1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

4 teaspoons (about 6 cloves) chopped garlic

2 medium onions, diced

2 red peppers, seeded, small diced

1/2 cup chopped basil leaves

2 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves

4 eggs

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

2 cups grated Parmesan

1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs

3 pounds ground beef

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 cup marinara sauce

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