The sort of people who love this the most are those who grew up with not enough, and now have too much. It’s as if they are punishing themselves for their success. Serve this lighter version of the humble meat loaf with mashed potato and home-made tomato sauce for the complete experience.
Heat oven to 190°C (375°F). Chuck everything into a huge bowl. Mix well with your hands until well mixed and a little gluey. Oil a large oblong
Remove foil and tip out two-thirds of the juices that have gathered. Return to the oven and bake, uncovered, for a further hour, until the top is crusty brown and the meat is cooked through.
Remove from oven and leave to rest for 5 or 10 minutes. Remove from the tin and cut into hearty slices.
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