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Meatloaf burgers
  COOKING TIME

90 minutes ish but not working all the time

  MAKES

For 4 people

  DIFFICULTY

Intermediate

  NUTRITION

Treat time

Meatloaf Burgers

This spicy meatloaf makes great burgers, especially with some halloumi fried and placed in the sandwich. Together with homemade bread rolls and plenty of fried onions, this makes a great meal.

 

In today’s podcast, Paul and Diana show you how easy it is to make your own, not to mention so much healthier!

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INGREDIENTS

500 g minced beef

 

400 g minced pork

 

90 g breadcrumbs

 

1 level teaspoon pepper

 

1/2 teaspoon white pepper

 

1/2 teaspoon of oregano

 

1 teaspoon sweet paprika

 

1/2 – 1 teaspoon chilli powder

 

Some balsamic vinegar – or balsamic glaze

PODCAST NOTES

Meatloaf

 

Use lean pork and lean mince

 

 

Carefully mix all the ingredients in a bowl – start by mixing the meats and then the seasonings.

 

 

Add mix the seasonings very throughly, massaging for many minutes

 

 

Grease 0r oil and line a loaf tin – the lining acts as a cradle to help removing the meatloaf after cooking

 

 

Bake at 180ºC, 350ºF, Gas 4 (NOT 375ºF, 350ºF) for 40 minutes then turn down to 170ºC, 325ºC, Gas 3 for another 40 minutes

 

 

Remove to a baking sheet and pop into the oven to give a crust at 180ºC, 350ºF, Gas 4 for another ten minutes

 

 

To make the sauce

 

 

Juices from the meatloaf are brought to the boil and then added salt and pepper, tomato puree or pasta and a little sugar

 

 

We served them with some homemade halloumi

If you let the meatloaf cool, it can be sliced and reheated and then served on buns with fried halloumi

 

 

There are lots of variations you could use this basic recipe. add bacon, remove the spices add Chinese five spice and ginger and garlic – there are so many alternative ways cooking!

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