Meatloaf
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Takes 15 minutes to make, 1 hour 30-40 minutes in the oven, plus cooling

This classic meatloaf recipe is a nutritious, filling meal that kids will love. Bonus – the beef and pork loaf is easy to make as well.

Check out our easy meatloaf with a sticky tomato glaze, too.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
603kcals
Fat
21.2g (8.3g saturated)
Protein
49.2g
Carbohydrates
57.7g (8.2g sugars)
Salt
2.1g
Calories
603kcals
Fat
21.2g (8.3g saturated)
Protein
49.2g
Carbohydrates
57.7g (8.2g sugars)
Salt
2.1g

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil, for greasing
  • 700g minced beef or 500g minced beef and 200g minced pork
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 250g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 50ml milk
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/fan140°C/ gas 3. Grease a 1kg loaf tin. In a bowl, mix the mince, onions, garlic, carrot, thyme and egg. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, mix the breadcrumbs with the milk, then add to the meat mixture. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce, mustard and season well.
  2. Fill the loaf tin with the mixture. Cover with foil. Put in a deep roasting tin and pour in boiling water to come a third of the way up the loaf tin’s sides. Bake for 1 hour 30-40 minutes, until cooked through. Cool for 15 minutes in the tin, then remove, slice and serve with mashed potato, gravy and mixed vegetables.

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