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Meat Loaf


Meat Loaf


  • 500g Mince Steak
  • 250g Sausage mince
  • 125g Bacon
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 red Capsicum
  • 1 large Onion
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 cup frozen Peas
  • 2 hard boiled Eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste


 You will need
A mixing bowl, a frying pan, a wooden spoon, a sharp knife, a cutting board, foil, and a loaf tin


  • Place the two minces into the mixing bowl and blend well with clean fingers
  • Add beaten egg, salt and pepper to taste and blend well
  • Steam the peas until tender
  • Dice the capsicum and onion, crush the garlic, finely chop the bacon and sauté together in a small amount of oil without overcooking
  • Keep a little capsicum to place on top of your loaf
  • Add in the steamed peas and sauté a little longer to blend the flavours then allow to cool
  • Mix the cooled sautéed veggies well through the mince, with your fingers
  • Lightly press half of the mixture into a loaf tin
  • Line halved hard boiled eggs down the centre of the mixture and add the rest of the meat
  • Press extra capsicum into the top of the loaf
  • Cover with foil
  • Place in the oven at around 190c for one hour
  • Remove from the oven , take off the foil and pour off liquid / fat
  • Return to the oven for a further 1/2 hour without the foil covering
  • Allow to cool before turning out and slicing
  • Great with mushroom sauce




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