Meat loaf

This is a tasty variation for dinner


This fruit-packed meat loaf is a tasty variation for dinner. It's also delicious cold sliced and put in sandwiches.


Ingredients - Serves 6 Adults

  • 450g  / ½ lb of good-quality sausage meat
  • 2 medium green apples, finely chopped
  • 6 dried apricots, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 large onion, very finely chopped
  • 110g / 4 oz. of fresh brown breadcrumbs
  • 2 dessertspoons of tomato ketchup
  • 10 walnuts, quartered
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon of oil to brush the loaf tin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Fry the minced pork and onion, then add in the apricots for a few minutes on a low heat then season. The sausage meat contains fat, so there is no need to add extra oil to the pan
  2. When the meat is cooked, place all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix thoroughly together
  3. Brush a large loaf tin with oil and fill with the mixture
  4. Smooth the top with a palette knife and place in the fridge for 1 hour
  5. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4
  6. Cook in the pre-heated oven for around 1¼  to 1½ hours

Serving Suggestions

Serve this dish hot with roast or mashed potatoes and root vegetables like carrots or parsnips. It can also be served cold with a crispy side salad or sliced in a sandwich

info

Make sure your store any leftovers in your fridge!

About this Recipe

If you have trouble finding sausage-meat then buy good quality sausages, split them out of the skin and use the meat inside them for the mix.

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Meat loaf

Serves

6 Adults

6 Adults

Preparation Time

60 Minutes

60 Minutes

Cooking Time

90 Minutes

90 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Large Loaf Tin, Mixing Bowl, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeFrying PanLarge Loaf TinMixing BowlWooden Spoon
1/6 of the recipe contains
Energy
1242kj
297kcal
15%
Fat
14.6g
21%
Saturates
3.7g
18%
Sugars
11.3g
13%
Salt
2.1g
35%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (196g)
Energy634Kj 1242Kj
152Kcal 297Kcal
Fat7.5g 14.6g
(of which saturates)1.9g 3.7g
Carbohydrate11.9g 23.3g
(of which sugars)5.8g 11.3g
Fibre2.5g 4.9g
Protein8g 15.6g
Salt1.1g 2.1g

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