1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1-1/2 pounds ground beef
1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
Optional: Additional pizza sauce and basil leaves
1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, mix first 4 ingredients. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Divide into 12 portions; press each onto the bottom and up sides of a greased muffin cup. Add cheese to centers.
2. Bake until meat is cooked through, 15-18 minutes. If desired, top with additional sauce and basil before serving.
Five Star Recipe
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
YIELD: 1 dozen.
Fix and freeze these moist little meat loaves packed with pizza flavor. They're great to reheat for an after-school snack or quick dinner.
2 meat loaf cups: 327 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 119mg cholesterol, 416mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein.