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Meat Loaf

Don't knock it until you try it! We think this meatloaf just might win you over. A brilliant family dish that can be eaten hot, cold or even with ketchup. And it freezes perfectly.


  • 1 ½ lb minced beef

  • 1 ½ lb minced pork

  • 3 slices bread to make into breadcrumbs

  • 4 oz medium onions, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 4oz red and green bell peppers

  • 6 tbs tomato ketchup

  • 1 tbsp, thyme

  • 1 tsp chilli pepper flakes

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp black pepper

  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 egg

  • 12 rashes streaky bacon for lining one tin

  • 2 loaf tins


  • 1.

    In a large bowl put the beef and the pork together.

  • 2.

    Put the bread in a food processor and make into bread crumbs empty the bread crumbs into the meat.

  • 3.

    In a processor put the onions garlic bell peppers and blitz until roughly chopped add to the meat in the bowl.

  • 4.

    Add all the ingredients to the mixture in the bowl and mix well together either by hand or with a spoon.

  • 5.

    You will require two loaf tins line one tin with the streaky bacon. 

  • 6.

    Put the meat mixture in the two tins.

  • 7.

    Cover the top of the tins with baking Foil.

  • 8.

    Put in a pre-heated oven temp 180oc for 30 minutes after which remove from the oven and drain out the oil.

  • 9.

    Remove the baking foil and put back into the oven and bake for a further 30 minutes.

  • 10.

    Remove from oven this can either be served hot or cold with a salad and potatoes.

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