Meatloaf is a perfect idea for a cheap and easy midweek dinner. Cut into thick slices and serve with vegetables and your favourite gravy, as a picnic burger or on its own as a tasty budget food. Perfect as a comfort food when needed.

preparation: 20 minutes

making: 1 hour(s) 00 minutes

total: 1 hour(s) 20 minutes

servings: 8 slices

nutrition: 291 calories per serving

cuisine: American

Ingredients #

  • 750g beef pork mince
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp of bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp of corn flour
  • salt, for taste
  • black pepper, for taste
  • dried marjoram, for taste
  • ground paprika, for taste
  • a handful of fresh parsley

Method #

All ingredients for meatloaf ready to make meatloaf

Preheat the oven to 180C. Line the tray with baking paper.

Chop finely the onion and parsley.

Crush the garlic.

All ingredients in a bowl ready to make meatloaf

Place all ingredients into a large bowl with seasonings and mix them thoroughly with your hand until all are combined.

Meatloaf sprinkled with ground paprika and marjoram ready to be baked

Transfer to a baking tray and pat down until level. Sprinkle with ground paprika and marjoram on top.

Cover the top with aluminium foil or baking paper and bake for 1 hour.

Meatloaf baked straight from the oven

15 minutes before the end remove aluminium foil or baking paper from the top and bake to create a nice, brown and crispy top.

Baked meatloaf, cooled down and sliced

Tips #

To make it a traditional Polish Roman Roast, hard-boil 2-3 eggs and stuff them into your meatloaf before baking.

Suitable for consumption both hot and cold.

Keep leftovers in the fridge for a maximum of three days.