READY IN 1 hr
10 mins
Graham's Meatloaf Recipe

Graham's Meatloaf

Rating 3-5 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
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Meatloaf is a classic of American home cooking. Graham's Meatloaf is a classic of 'Graham's' home cooking, adding a few little twists of my own to the more traditional recipes. Meatloaf is great served hot or cold.

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 1 Hour

Ingredients for Graham's Meatloaf

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to serve 6:
2 slices
white bread
2lb 4oz
minced beef (ground beef)
1 large
red onion
2 tablespoons
tomato ketchup
2 tablespoons
brown sauce
1 tablespoon
Worcestershire sauce
1
egg
2½ oz
grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon
oregano
1 tablespoon
parsley (chopped)
1 tablespoon
milk
 
sea salt and freshly-ground black pepper
3 - 4 rashers (slices)
back bacon (side bacon)

 

How to Cook Graham's Meatloaf

  1. Either crumble the bread between your fingers, or give it a few pulses in a food processor to make breadcrumbs. Peel and chop the onion. Finely chop the oregano and parsley. Mix ALL the ingredients (except the bacon) in a large bowl until the mixture lifts away easily from the sides of the bowl and forms a ball.
  2. Form the mixture into an oblong shape and place in a loaf tin. Lay the strips of bacon over the top and bake in a preheated moderate oven (Mk 4 - 350ºF - 180ºC) for 50-60 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  3. Serve hot with Stir Fried carrots with Orange and Irish Style Champ or serve cold with Potato and Egg Salad.

 
Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
If you don't have a loaf tin, don't worry because Meatloaf holds its shape well. Just form the mixture into the shape of a house brick, place it on a baking sheet, and lay the bacon over the top.
 
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Reviews of Graham's Meatloaf

Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again August 04 2014
YUMMY!!! Made this dish for company the other night and WOW! It was a BIG hit! My 8 yr old had 2 huge pieces and my hubby even had leftovers for breakfast the next morning while we were all still sleeping! I used seasoned breadcrumbs, threw in some garlic powder and parsley flakes and doubled the ketchup mixture. Seasoned breadcrumbs are a must for this recipe; Would be very bland without them. Thanks for the great recipe! :)
(5 reviews)
 
Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again April 11 2014
I know my meatloafs and this is pretty good! I made a few 'changes' based on my experience... I sauted the onion, used seasoned bread crumbs, doubled the ketchup mixture and replaced the brown sauce with a couple of teaspoons of mustard. Also, I line the pan with foil for easy clean up. And finally, you must let the meat rest before slicing.
(5 reviews)
 
Rating 3 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again April 28 2013
Being British, I've no way of comparing this to the way Americans make it, but my sister-in-law is from California, and she loved it, so I guess it works! I confess that I prefer a nice Scotch Pie or something similar. I guess it's just a question of different cultures. Nothing wrong with it, but just doesn't light my fire.
(7 reviews)

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