Italian Style Meatloaf with Marinara

This classic comfort food gets an Italian twist that is sure to be a Sunday dinner staple!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 people


  • 1 slice bread
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 whole egg
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup marinara sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. 

  2. Place the slice of bread in a small bowl and pour the milk over the top of it. Set aside. 

  3. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add in milk soaked bread and mix together with hands until ingredients are incorporated. 

  4. Turn mixture out onto prepared baking sheet and shape into loaf form. 

  5. Bake meatloaf at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. 

  6. Take meatloaf out of the oven and top with marinara. Bake for another 10 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 155 degrees. 

  7. Remove meatloaf from the oven and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.