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Pizza meatloaf

January 20, 2016

I’ve been wanting to make a pizza meatloaf for awhile, and boy am I glad I finally did.. This was a little taste of heaven!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I loved how easy it was to prepare, I had it in the oven within 10 minutes.. you can add all kinds of your usual favorite 0 point pizza toppings..I am sure this delicious dish will be a family favorite.. I mean whats not to love about pizza and meatloaf! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Serves 8 at only 4 smart points each.

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Pizza meatloaf
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Recipe type: Main meals
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Serves: 8
 
4sp or 4pp per serving
Ingredients
  • 1.5lbs raw extra lean ground beef
  • ½ cup diced peppers
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • ⅓ cup reduced fat shredded mozzarella
  • ⅓ cup pizza sauce
  • 2 tsp italian seasoning
  • 20 pepperoni slices, cut into small pieces (56g)
  • Topping
  • 2 Tbsp pizza sauce
  • ¼ cup reduced fat shredded mozzarella
  • 15 pepperoni slices (42g)
  • Sprinkle of italian seasoning
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper (use a baking sheet with raised edges as there will be grease from your beef as it's cooking)
  2. Cut your 20 slices of pepperoni up into small pieces.
  3. In a large bowl mix all of your ingredients together using your hands (except topping ingredients)
  4. Form into a log shape, approx 10 inches long.
  5. Bake in oven for 55 minutes, remove from oven and spoon your 2T pizza sauce on top. Add cheese and top with pepperoni slices and seasoning. Return back to oven for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Let cool for 5 minutes then cut into 8 slices. Each slice is 4sp or 4pp
  7. *Note, you can cut slices thinner for more of a yield, there is 34 smart points in total in recipe based of my ingredients, so if you cut into 10 slices you can do the math.. Feel free to add extra 0 point toppings such as mushrooms..
  8. * I added pictures of the nutritional info for both my pepperoni and my cheese so you can compare with a similar brand.
  9. Nutritional info *not incl veggies) per slice.. Calories 164.. Fat 6.2g.. Saturated fat 2.4g... Carbs 5.5g.. Fiber 0.3g.. Sugars 1.4g.. Protein 22.3g

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24 Comments

  • Reply gail January 21, 2016 at 12:01 am

    I am going to try the pizza meatloaf! Looks really good.:-)

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 21, 2016 at 4:03 pm

      I hope you enjoy it Gail ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Karen Hildebrand January 21, 2016 at 10:09 pm

    Friday night supper. Sounds delish

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 22, 2016 at 8:02 pm

      Enjoy! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Kottie January 25, 2016 at 1:13 am

    Made this meatloaf for dinner, awesome!!! But I used turkey pepperoni

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 25, 2016 at 5:39 pm

      Glad you enjoyed it! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Ellen January 27, 2016 at 12:04 am

    This was really good! Used turkey pepperoni and left out the peppers. Sautรฉd the onions just a little bit after chopping really small. (Hubby doesn’t like peppers) Turned out great! Thanks for the recipe!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 27, 2016 at 8:39 pm

      Awesome.. Glad you enjoyed it (and hubby too!)

  • Reply April Driggers January 28, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    Friend of mine just posted this on Facebook b/c she made it… MAN this looks delicious! Wonder how the consistency would be using half beef / half turkey (or all turkey)…hmmm… Can’t wait to make it!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 29, 2016 at 4:21 am

      Hi, I have had people tell me they already made it using all ground turkey and loved it.. I’m just personally not a fan of ground turkey, but if you are it should work fine ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply J Cole February 8, 2016 at 1:59 am

    Its in my oven right now
    My pepperoni is higher calories and fat though ๐Ÿ™

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle February 8, 2016 at 7:39 pm

      Yeah pepperoni can vary in calories etc.. over all though it should not make a huge difference to each serving.. Hope you enjoy it!

  • Reply Vickie C March 16, 2016 at 6:29 am

    Hi Kate, My mom has been doing a version of this (that’s why I was shocked when I saw the title of Pizza Meatloaf in the MSN article I was reading) since the 1960s(I am 60 yrs+). My children have grown up on this, with secret veggies they never knew about(33 & 27 yrs). I started the Pizza Meatloaf Roll, after putting ingredients-divided in and mixing with meat(I use 1lb ground turkey & sprinkle w/beef seasoning, hubby & kids never knew), I flatten meat mixture on wax paper, then put cheeses etc (minus panko)in middle roll it up, and put in pyrex loaf pan. It can be a little tricky trying not to roll the wax paper in with the meat and then lifting into the loaf pan. But they love it!!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle March 16, 2016 at 7:14 pm

      That’s great! Glad everyone has been enjoying something similar for years ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Cassandra Smith June 18, 2016 at 3:45 pm

    This is probably a silly question, but just getting ideas of what to serve with this for sides? I’m doing my meal planning for next week, and hubby really wants me to make this! Thanks in advance ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle June 19, 2016 at 12:58 pm

      Hi Cassandra, I would suggest a ceasar salad or maybe some garlic bread, homemade or the garlic knots from Walmart are really yummy ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Reply Cassandra Smith June 21, 2016 at 3:01 pm

        Thank you so much! Looking forward to this meal ๐Ÿ™‚

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  • Reply Susan Connors February 27, 2017 at 6:55 pm

    Just made this meatloaf, so so good. Family loved it! This is going in my recipe box:)

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle March 2, 2017 at 1:01 pm

      So glad you all enjoyed it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Melissa May 15, 2018 at 4:21 pm

    Just had a question on the pepperoni. Is it 20 total or 15? Is the 15 for the topping only? Thanks!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle May 16, 2018 at 1:01 pm

      So 20 are cut up and in the meatloaf and then you see “topping” and that’s an additional 15 slices ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Kristina September 2, 2018 at 12:40 am

    Do you know the freestyle points for this?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle September 3, 2018 at 1:42 pm

      Hi, there would be no changes, sane as old smart points as there is nothing in the recipes that is now a zero point food unless you swap out the beef for turkey/chicken

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