Nonna's meatloaf recipe is great hot or cold, and if you think meatloaf is bland, you haven't tasted this one. Try serving this
meatloaf with a dish of sauteed greens, and garlic mashed potatoes. This dish also freezes well, so you might consider making two
of them, and freezing one for later.
2 Pounds Lean Ground Beef
1 Pound Ground Pork
1/2 Pound Frozen Spinach, Cooked, Squeezed And Chopped Fine
1/2 Pound Mushrooms, Cleaned And Sliced
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1 Egg, Beaten
2 Cups Soft Bread Crumbs
1/2 Cup Provolone Cheese, Cut Into 1/4 Inch Dice
2 Cloves of Garlic, Minced
1/2 Cup Red Wine
4 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese
1 Cup Cooked Ham, Cut Into Dice
2 Tablespoons Oregano
1 Tablespoon Basil
Salt & Pepper
Saut� the mushrooms in the oil until golden. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. mix
the remaining ingredients together, then place in two 9 X 5 inch loaf pans. Bake for 1 hour,
covering with foil if needed the last 20 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes then serve.
Variation: Try a coating of prepared tomato sauce during the last 20 minutes of cooking.
Nonna Lina � 2003