Italian Meatloaf might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 272 calories, 16g of protein, and 14g of fat. This recipe serves 8. This recipe covers 13% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 7 people found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. It is a rather cheap recipe for fans of Mediterranean food. A mixture of sun-dried tomatoes, basil, water, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Pour hot water over tomatoes and soak until softened, about 30 minutes; drain.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prepare a loaf pan with cooking spray.
Mix drained tomatoes, ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, basil, ketchup, provolone cheese, egg whites, and garlic together in a bowl; pack into prepared loaf pan.
Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).
Recommended wine: Chianti, Trebbiano, Verdicchio
Italian on the menu? Try pairing with Chianti, Trebbiano, and Verdicchio. Italians know food and they know wine. Trebbiano and Verdicchio are Italian white wines that pair well with fish and white meat, while Chianti is a great Italian red for heavier, bolder dishes. One wine you could try is Barone Ricasoli Castello di Brolio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione. It has 4.4 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 60 dollars.
Barone Ricasoli Castello di Brolio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione#28 wine in VinePair's Top 50 of 2018Intense ruby red color with fine nose of blackberries and blackcurrant notes, balsamic and spicy hints. The wine display excellent acid structure, well balanced, elegant tannins. The impact in the mouth is velvety and persistent.