Parmesan Chicken Meatloaf

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  •  c onion diced finely
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 lbs ground chicken
  • ½ c seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp milk
  • ¼ c grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 mozzarella cheese strings cut into 1/2″ slices

Topping:

  • ½ c marinara sauce
  • 2 tbsp panko bread crumbs
  • 1 ½ tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 c shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Take a loaf pan. Line it with foil and lightly grease it using cooking spray.
  • In a skillet set over medium heat sauté the onion and minced garlic, in olive oil until they become soft. Let them cool down.
  • In a bowl mix together ground chicken, seasoned bread crumbs, milk, grated Parmesan cheese, egg, chopped parsley, Italian seasoning, salt and the cooled onion and garlic mixture. Make sure to mix everything
  • Transfer the mixture into the loaf pan. Shape it into an 8″x 4″ square.
  • Spread marinara sauce over the top of the meatloaf.
  • Bake in the oven for 45 minutes.
  • In a bowl combine panko bread crumbs, with Parmesan cheese melted butter and chopped parsley.
  • Take out the meatloaf from the oven. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese on top. Followed by sprinkling on the breadcrumb mixture.
  • Return the meatloaf to the oven. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until its center reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (75°C).
  • Allow the meatloaf to cool for 10 minutes before slicing it up and serving. Enjoy your Parmesan Chicken Meatloaf!

Notes

Here’s a delightful surprise, for you; our Parmesan Chicken Meatloaf is now available in a gluten-free version! Here’s the secret; instead of using seasoned bread crumbs try using gluten-free breadcrumbs or crushed gluten-free crackers. These alternatives work wonders. Providing consistency and flavor without any worries, about gluten. Feel free to relish it without any guilt. And savor every tasty morsel!
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