South African Meatloaf

South African Meatloaf


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About this recipe: A delicious tasting meatloaf, which is simple to make and tastes fab. Beef mince is baked with sultanas, chutney, almonds, lemon zest and other seasonings. Enjoy thickly sliced for dinner or lunch. It makes the perfect sandwich filler!


Serves: 8 

  • 1 slice day-old bread (white or brown)
  • 100ml milk
  • 25g blanched almonds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 level tablespoon mild curry powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 tablespoons mango chutney, finely chopped
  • 40g sultanas, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 900g minced beef

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a small bowl, soak bread in milk.
  3. Pan-fry almonds in a small pan and finely chop.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Sauté onions and garlic until golden brown. Add the curry powder.
  5. Squeeze bread dry and set expressed milk aside.
  6. In a large bowl, mix onion, bread and all the other ingredients (with the exception of 1 egg) together.
  7. Grease loaf tin. Fill with mixture and smooth out top. Bake in preheated oven 1 hour.
  8. Beat remaining egg with milk and pour over the meatloaf. Bake for an additional 20 minutes or until meatloaf is browned on top.

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Reviews (2)


excellent. made this wiith turkey mince and cant wait to try it with beef mince - 04 Aug 2012


Very tasty. - 28 Apr 2012

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