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    Rolled Meatloaf stuffed with mushrooms and Grana Padano cheese

    4-6 people
    T460 min

    Meatloaf is a fabulous dish. To share with the whole family. It is prepared in a short time, and can also be done in advance. The idea of stuffing it, will make it even softer and more appetising, in addition to surprising your guests.


    • 300 g lean minced beef
    • 150 g minced pork
    • 90 g country style bread, crust removed
    • soaked in a 200 ml milk and squeezed
    • 2 eggs
    • 50 g of grated Grana Padano Pod
    • 50 g of Grana Padano Pod cut thin slices
    • 300 g of champignons mushrooms
    • 10 g of porcini mushrooms
    • 1 clove of garlic
    • 2 thyme sprigs
    • Extra virgin olive oil
    • salt
    • pepper

    • For the sauce:
    • 250 ml of cream
    • 50 g of grated Grana Padano


    STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180°C.
    Soak the dried porcini mushrooms in warm water for about 20 minutes.
    Meanwhile, clean the champignons mushrooms and slice them thinly.
    Heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil with garlic clove, add the champignons mushrooms together with porcini, duly squeezed (keep the water, strained, aside).
    Cook over high heat, season with salt and half of thyme leaves, freshly grind pepper. Leave them to cool, and chop cooked mushrooms coarsely.

    STEP 2

    Mix the minced meat in a bowl with soaked bread, eggs, grated Grana Padano cheese. Salt and pepper. When everything is well mixed, spread the mixture onto a sheet of parchment paper. Place another sheet of parchment paper on top, roll it using a rolling pin until it is about 1cm thick.
    Remove the top sheet of parchment paper. Arrange the cooked mushrooms, Grana Padano slices, and a few sprigs of thyme.


    STEP 3

    Roll it up, with the help of bottom parchment paper, and use it to wrap the meatloaf, twist the ends of the paper to seal it, as if you were wrapping a candy.
    Wrap with aluminum foil, transfer to a baking dish and cook in the oven for about 45 minutes.Let it cool. Remove the wraps.
    Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a non-stick pan, browning the meatloaf, turning it several times, using wooden spoons.

    STEP 4

    For the sauce:
    heat the cream in a small saucepan, add Grana Padano cheese, mix well and then whisk.
    As side dish: blanch small potatoes (500 g) and season them with olive oil, salt and rosemary. Cook in heated oven at 200 °C for 20 minutes.
    Cut 600 g of Pumpkin into 1.5 cm slices, season with salt and olive oil, arrange on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and cook in a heated oven at 200° C for 20 minutes.

    STEP 5

    Serve the meatloaf cut into slices with its sauce, adding roasted potatoes and pumpkin on the side.