Meat Loaf on Ciabatta

Meatloaf Sandwich
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
22 mins
Total Time:
42 mins
4 sandwiches


  • 5 ciabatta buns or sandwich rolls

  • 1 egg

  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, drained

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh basil

  • 1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey

  • 4 ounce mozzarella cheese, sliced

  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a food processor, process one of the buns until coarse crumbs form. Measure 3/4 cup of the crumbs; set aside remaining crumbs for another use.

  2. In bowl combine egg, 1 cup of the tomatoes, the 3/4 cup bread crumbs, and basil. Add beef and mix well. Divide into four portions and shape each into a 4-inch square. Place on unheated rack of broiler pan. Bake 20 minutes (160 degrees F). Top with cheese. Bake 2 minutes more. Serve meat loaves on buns, with spinach and remaining tomatoes. Makes 4 sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

531 Calories
25g Fat
40g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 531
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 153mg 51%
Sodium 598mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 23.6mg 118%
Calcium 333.2mg 26%
Iron 6.5mg 36%
Potassium 397mg 8%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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