Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs

  2. 2 eggs

  3. 1/2 cup tomato juice

  4. 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

  5. 2 garlic cloves, minced

  6. 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano

  7. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  8. 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  9. 2 pounds ground beef

  10. 8 thin slices fully cooked ham

  11. 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

  12. 3 thin slices part-skim mozzarella cheese

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large bowl, combine the bread crumbs, eggs, tomato juice, parsley, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Crumble beef over the mixture and mix well. On a pieces of heavy-duty foil, pat meat mixture into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Place the ham and shredded cheese on loaf to within 1/2 in. of edges. Roll up, jelly-roll style, beginning with the short end and peeling foil away while rolling. Place on a greased baking pan with seam side down; seal ends. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reaches 160°. Top with sliced cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.


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