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Thursday, 8 November 2012

How To Make Meat Loaf Like Mother Used To make

Meat Loaf with sauce image

A great way to use minced beef to make a hearty delicious dish I used to love as a child,always trying to make sure I got the biggest slice at the family dinner table! I also loved a slice of this cold in my school lunch bag.

Meat Loaf


15 g./1/2 oz.butter                                                     video meat loaf
50 g./2 oz. dry breadcrumbs
1 kg./2 lb.beef,minced
1 medium onion,finely chopped
salt and pepper
1/4 beef stock cube,dissolved in 15 ml./1 tbs boiling water
pinch of dried mixed herbs
30 ml./2 tbs tomato puree
1 egg beaten


Grease a 1 kg./2 lb. loaf tin with the butter
Coat with some of the breadcrumbs
Put the remaining ingredients into a          
bowl and mix well
Pack the mixture into the loaf tin
Put the tin into the oven preheated to fairly hot (190 degrees C/375 degrees F or Gas Mark 5)
Bake for 1 & 1/4 hours
Serve either hot or cold
If serving hot,allow to stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Serves 6-8

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