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Meatloaf with eggs in the middle recipe

Meatloaf with eggs in the middle recipe

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This retro favourite gets a an upgrade, with the addition of egg. The meatloaf has a lovely, herby taste, as well as a punchy hit of Dijon mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Serve with mashed potatoes and veg. See method

  • Serves 6
  • 15 mins to prepare and 1 hr to cook
  • 275 calories / serving


  • 400g beef mince
  • 50g dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • ½tsp dried oregano
  • ½tsp dried marjoram
  • 1tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2tbsp curly leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 6 eggs
  • salt
  • pepper
If you don't have mince, cut open some sausages instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    18g 26%
  • Saturates

    7g 35%
  • Sugars

    2g 2%
  • Salt

    0.6g <1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 6.6g Protein 22g Fibre 0.6g


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°CGrease and line a 1lb loaf tin. Cook the eggs in boiling water for 10 minutes. Drain under cold running water until they are cold. Peel and reserve to one side. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the other ingredients, mixing well with your hands to incorporate them.
  2. Arrange half of the beef mince mixture in the base of the loaf tin. Arrange the hard-boiled eggs side by side along the length of the tin. Cover with the rest of the beef mixture and shape so that it is curved down over the eggs in an arc. Bake for 45-50 minutes until cooked, draining any excess moisture from the tin, halfway through cooking.
  3. Remove when ready and allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before turning out onto kitchen paper to dry. Arrange on a serving plate and slice the end portion. Garnish with the mizuna leaves and serve. 

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