Beef Meatloaf

Beef Meatloaf


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About this recipe: A delicious way of preparing beef mince. It's baked with bread, eggs, onion and herbs and spices. Serve thickly sliced hot or cold. It makes the perfect sandwich filler.


Serves: 6 

  • 2 1/2 stale bread rolls
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon herbs de Provence
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • salt and pepper
  • 500g minced beef
  • 2 eggs
  • butter as needed

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr5min  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
  2. Pour a little lukewarm water over rolls and soak.
  3. Heat oil in a small and saute onion until soft and translucent. Add garlic and parsley and saute for 2-3 minutes. Stir in tomato puree, herbs de Provence, cayenne, paprika, salt and pepper.
  4. Squeeze water from bread rolls. Mix together the bread, sauteed mixture, minced beef and eggs. Press into a loaf tin and bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes.
  5. Once the meatloaf is bubbling, add a few knobs of butter on top. When the meatloaf is brown and cooked through, turn oven off and allow to sit in oven for 10 minutes.

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Reviews (3)


Its a struggle to veer away from spaghetti and lasanga with mince.......but this is lush and my children ate it all! Definately a keeper!!! - 19 Oct 2013


I made this meatloaf yesterday for dinner, it was lovely, I put HP Sause in it - 26 Aug 2014


Tried it, liked it! - 15 Feb 2016

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