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Grilling/Baking is one cheat move for me against frying. yes sometimes,some foods just have to be fried to get that taste.But really,id rather set the timer to the oven and come back to check it when my food is done,than keep coming back to the fryer or pan on the burner flipping fried foods. Asides this reason,its a healthier option to grill or bake compared with Frying.

Enough said. this recipe is for making meatloaf,my replacement for meatballs sometimes. 

You'll need
  • 1pound minced meat,(16 ounces/2-2.5 cups of minced meat)
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs,
  • 1egg,lightly beaten
  • parsley(chopped), 1 small onion chopped
  • spices(black pepper,curry,garlic salt,mixed herbs,stock cubes),
  • 1/3 cup of ketchup! save some for spreading on the loaf.
  •  Optional : 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper, garlic salt (its one of my favourite spices, brings out a lovely flavour) , 1/2 cup of milk
Directions: Mix all ingredients together like you would meatballs,(be careful with the spices,you'll want to season to your taste by eye-balling the measurement of the spice)place in a 'lightly greased' baking dish and bake at 200degrees for30mins or 175 degrees for 40mins Or put a knife through it to know if it's thoroughly cooked,but before it's almost done,brush some more ketchup on the surface and allow to finish baking!Allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing it. Serve with pasta, in a burger bun, or with roasted or mashed potatoes for best results! yum!

Meatloaf in raw form after mixing

Meatloaf almost cooked

Meatloaf done! Yum!

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