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How To make American Meatloaf

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This traditional American recipe shows the diversity of minced (ground) beef. It is a delicious, hearty meal, which serves 5 people. It is a low cost meal for those on a budget and it is very quick and easy to make.
What you'll need: 
1 large onion, (finely chopped)
1lb lean minced (ground) beef
2 garlic cloves, (crushed)
1 rep pepper, (finely chopped)
1 cup of dry breadcrumbs
3 eggs, beaten
1 tsp of the following spices: chilli powder, ground coriander and cajun seasoning.
1 tbsp of the following: worcestershire sauce, tomato puree, and mustard, (wholegrain or english)
1 tsp of salt, and black pepper
A handful of fresh parsley, (chopped finely)
1: 
Pre-heat the oven to Gas 5. Fully grease a 8 1/2 x 4 1/2in loaf tin.
2: 
Into a very large bowl, add the onion, pepper, garlic, and the cup of breadcrumbs. Mix well with a wooden spoon.
3: 
Next, add the spices and the chopped parsley, and the salt and black pepper.
4: 
Now, add all the liquid ingredients, worcestershire sauce,tomato puree, mustard, and the beaten eggs.
5: 
Mix well to incorpurate the spices and the seasoning.
6: 
Now, add the minced (ground) beef, fold into the spicy mixture with a wooden spoon. In order to get a tasty, full flavoured meatloaf you have to mix ingredients together, using your hands.
7: 
When all the ingredients are mixed together well, empty into a well greased loaf tin. Pat down the meatloaf, using a spoon, to smooth it over.
8: 
Bake in the oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until the meatloaf is firm to touch, and has shrunk away from the sides of the tin.
9: 
Let the meatloaf sit for 15 minutes, before emptying out onto a warm plate to slice.
10: 
Serve with creamy, mashed potato, green vegatables, and a slice of tomato.
Conclusion: 
Economical, tasty and very easy to make!
Tips: 
A good quality lean minced (ground) beef will add quality to the meatloaf
Serve with thick beef gravy.

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