Fireman's Meat Loaf
1 egg, beaten
1 cup soft breadcrumbs
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons bottled pasta sauce
with vegetables or herbs, divided
1-2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
8 ounces ground Italian or pork sausage
1 pound ground beef
2 ounces provolone or mozzarella cheese, cubed
2 tablespoons shredded provolone or mozzarella cheese
Combine the egg, bread crumbs, 1/2 cup pasta sauce, garlic and rosemary. Mix well, then add both meats and mix again.
Press 2/3 of the mixture evenly in the bottom of an 8 x 4 x 2-inch loaf pan. Make a 1/2-inch indention down the center of the meatloaf. Place the cheese cubes in the indention. Pat remaining meat mixture on top. Bake uncovered for 55-60 minutes in a 350 degree oven. When done allow to sit for 10 minutes.
To serve drizzle the top with the remaining 2 tablespoons of the sauce and sprinkle with the shredded cheese.
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