Meat Loaf

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

For a recipe like this use best-quality minced beef. A baked meat loaf can be served hot with vegetables one day and sliced cold with salad the next.


  • 1 slice white bread
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 450 g


Trim the crusts from the slice of bread and crumble the white part into a basin. Add just enough milk to soak the bread and mix with a fork to break it up. Add the minced beef, the finely chopped onion if you like the flavour, the egg, salt and plenty of pepper. Mix the ingredients with a fork to bind them thoroughly together. Texture at this stage is important; if the meat loaf is going to be