Spiced Meatloaf

    1 hour 55 minutes

    This is a South African dish called Bobotie. It is easy to make and a delicious combination of flavours and textures. It's also a great sandwich filler.

    11 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 1 slice day-old bread (white or brown)
    • 100ml milk
    • 25g blanched almonds
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 large onions, finely chopped
    • 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 1 level tablespoon mild curry powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 1 lemon, juiced
    • 3 tablespoons mango chutney
    • 40g sultanas, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
    • 900g beef mince

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:1hour55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C.
    2. In a small bowl, soak bread in milk.
    3. Pan-fry almonds in a small pan and finely chop.
    4. Heat oil in a pan. Sauté onions and garlic until golden brown. Add the curry powder.
    5. Squeeze bread dry and set expressed milk aside.
    6. In a large bowl, mix onion, bread and all the other ingredients (with the exception of 1 egg) together.
    7. Grease loaf tin. Fill with mixture and smooth out top. Bake in preheated oven 1 hour.
    8. Beat remaining egg with milk and pour over the meatloaf. Bake for an additional 20 minutes or until meatloaf is browned on top.

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    Reviews in English (3)


    A winner in anyone's language. Will definitely make again. I added Cayenne pepper but we like our meals hot and spicey  -  27 May 2013


    excellent. made this wiith turkey mince and cant wait to try it with beef mince  -  04 Aug 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Very tasty.  -  28 Apr 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)