We offer excellent minced meatloaf stuffed with vegetables and cheese, which we will bake in the oven. And to make the dish complete, we will prepare a creamy sauce with mushrooms for it. This simple veggie meatloaf recipe isn't hard to make as a main course for a gala dinner.
Also, in order for the main course to be complete and complete, we will prepare a delicious creamy mushroom sauce for it.
Let's make some clarification that this dish is universal. Meatloaf can be made from almost any filling. If desired, you can substitute poultry for beef and make a delicious chicken roll with eggs, which is prepared in the same way.
Baked vegetable and cheese meatloaf with mushroom sauce
Put the prepared minced beef and pork into a large bowl.
Beat in chicken eggs, sprinkle with breadcrumbs, salt, pepper and mix. Place in refrigerator and cool completely.
Heat 2 tbsp in a frying pan. tablespoons of oil and fry the chopped green onions for a short time.
Add sweet peppers, grated carrots to the onion and sauté over low heat for 5 minutes.
Season vegetables with salt and stir. Turn off the stove, add grated cheese and mix everything thoroughly.
Divide the chilled minced meat into two, roll each part into a cake in a convenient way, after covering it with cling film.
In the center, in one even strip, lay out the prepared filling of vegetables and cheese.
Lifting the film from one end, roll the stuffed meat into a tight roll. Carefully remove the foil and transfer the meatloaf with vegetables and cheese to a greased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated oven for 40-50 minutes, at a temperature of 180-200 degrees.
In the meantime, while the stuffed meat casserole is being prepared, prepare the creamy mushroom gravy:
in a frying pan, heat the rest of the oil, lightly fry the chopped onions in it, add the thinly chopped porcini mushrooms and continue frying for another 2-3 minutes.
Pour 100 grams of water into the mushroom gravy, add sour cream, chopped parsley, salt and pepper to taste and mix. Cook in simmering mode - 10 minutes, until some of the water boils away and the filling thickens noticeably.
Cool the cooked meatloaf in the oven a little, then chop it and serve with a creamy mushroom sauce.
By following the step-by-step instructions, you learned how to cook meatloaf in the oven, which can be made with any filling you want. By the way, mushroom sauce goes well with many meat dishes, and will also be an excellent addition to pasta.