Add in 2 pounds ground beef.
I used 1 pound ground beef, and 1 pound ground elk meat. Hubby Doc does some hunting, and we have some deer and elk in our freezer from a hunting trip. The game meats are really lean, which means they taste great, but don’t hold together well for something like this. By mixing with lean ground beef, we get some of the game flavor, but the meat loaf does not fall apart.
Open and drain a 7-ounce jar of roasted red peppers. I gave mine a quick rinse under cold water.
Line a pan with aluminum foil…
And spread out your meat mixture in a nice rectangle.
Then layer the roasted red peppers on top of the cheese.
Roll the whole she-bang up like a giant jelly roll. (I will admit, I have never made a jelly roll. I get what it means, but should we change the simile?)
This was the hardest part of the whole thing.
Pop this in a 350 degree oven for an hour and 15 minutes.
The recipe calls for putting the roll into a 13×9 baking pan. I left it on top of the aluminum foil in my jelly roll pan. I am glad I did. It made a mess, and I had easy clean up!
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One of the comments in the cookbook is that this recipe was based off a meatloaf sandwich. We have not tried this as a sandwich, but I bet it would be great!!