Meatloaf stuffed with zucchini Quick and easy recipe

Meatloaf stuffed with zucchini : The meatloaf in the oven is one of those dishes useful for a dinner with friends, to be prepared before the guests arrive and left to cook while you eat the appetizers, so as not to stay all the time in the kitchen, in 40 minutes it is ready and it is very tasty, there are many variations based on the filling chosen, this time I tried to make it with zucchini and it is very good, add a stringy cheese inside and that's it. Try it!

Ingredients for 3-4 people

  • 400 gr of lean minced meat
  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 150 gr of cheese
  • 3 slices of sliced ​​bread
  • 1 egg
  • milk
  • butter
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper


How to make the Meatloaf stuffed with zucchini

Wash and cut the courgettes into cubes, put a pan on the fire with 2 tablespoons of oil and a clove of garlic, once the garlic is browned, add the courgettes, sauté them for a few minutes and then add half a cup of water, cover and let the courgettes simmer for 5-6 minutes. Remove the lid and let the water dry, then turn off the heat and set the courgettes aside.

Meatloaf stuffed with zucchini

In a saucer, place half a glass of milk and 3 slices of toast and let the toast absorb the milk for a few moments. Squeeze the loaf and put it in a bowl with the minced meat, 2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan, 1 egg, salt, pepper.

Knead with your hands in order to mix all the ingredients, pour the mixture on a sheet of paper dusted with breadcrumbs, and mash it with a spoon to form a rectangle one centimeter thick.

Meatloaf stuffed with zucchini

Put the zucchini and cheese in the center, season with salt and pepper, close the meatloaf by wrapping it with parchment paper.

Meatloaf stuffed with zucchini

Add the breadcrumbs on the surface and a few flakes of butter

Meatloaf stuffed with zucchini

Grease a baking sheet with a little extra virgin olive oil and place the meatloaf in the pan, put in a preheated oven at 180-200 ° for about 40 minutes (if you increase the doses, the cooking time also increases, but in this case the first 30 minutes cover with aluminum foil, then remove it and let the crispy crust form on the surface). Remove from the oven, serve and serve your baked meatloaf stuffed with zucchini. Enjoy your meal!

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Meatloaf stuffed with zucchini

Meatloaf stuffed with zucchini

Enjoy your meal!


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