This cheese stuffed chicken meatloaf is an unusual and simply delicious version of Chicken Parmesan. Made with a mixture of ground chicken, tomato sauce, Mozzerella and Parmesan cheese. Whether smoked or baked, it will be your new favorite recipe for meatloaf! Great for Keto diets.
2 lbs ground chicken
3/4 cup Panko bread crumbs (For gluten free, use xanthan gum)
1/3 cup yellow onion, finely chopped
2 TBSN garlic, minced
2 eggs, beaten
1 TBSN dried thyme
2 TBSN minced parsley
1 TBSN dried oregano
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 1/2 cup preferred tomato sauce
8 oz block of Mozzerella cheese
8 oz grated Parmesan cheese
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Medium mixing bowl, mixing spoon, measuring spoons, aluminum foil, wax paper, measuring cups, sharp knife, rolling pin. Prep: 15 minutes prep Cook: 4 hours Ready: 4 hour 30 minutes Serves: l loaf
1. Slice mozzarella in half. Set aside and preheat oven at 375 deg F.
2. In a large bowl, combine ground chicken, Panko bread crumbs, chopped yellow onion, garlic, eggs, dried thyme, minced parsley, dried oregano, kosher salt, and grated Parmesan cheese. Mix ingredients in the bowl together until thoroughly combined.
3. Spoon less than half of the mixture on the bottom of a loaf pan. Spread out the ground chicken mixture evenly.
4. Spoon a thin layer of tomato paste in the center of the mixtur. Add the mozzarella halves on top leaving borders around it.
5. Spread a layer of tomato sauce on top of the cheese.
6. Completely cover the cheese and fill in the rest of the meatloaf.
8. Top with remaining tomato paste.
9. Place the meatloaf pan on high rack for 60 minutes.
10. Remove fully cooked meatloaf from the oven, allow it cool for 15 minutes, then remove from pan and cut into slices. Serve with sauce and additional Parmesan cheese if desired.
Total Fat: 24.9 g
Saturated Fat: 9.0 g
Cholesterol: 187 mg
Sodium: 840 mg
Potassium: 389 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 24.8 g
Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
Protein: 42.1 g
Sugars: 2 g
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