ITALIAN-STYLE MEAT LOAF

ITALIAN-STYLE MEAT LOAF

1 egg
1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef or turkey
8 oz. hot or milkd Italian sausage, bulk or with casings removed
1 c. Italian seasoned bread crumbs
1 can (8 oz.) tomatoe sauce, divided
1 c. finely chopped onion
1/2 c. finely chopped green bell pepper

Beat egg lightly in large bowl. Add beef, sausage, bread crumbs, 1/4 c. tomato sauce, onion and bell pepper; mix well.

Press into ungreased 9 X 5-inch loaf pan. Bake, uncovered, in preheated 350* F. oven for 60 minutes.

Spoon remaining tomato sauce over meat loaf. Bake 15 minutes longer or until no longer pink in center; drain. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Serves 8