Bobotie

Bobotie A traditional and delicious South African version of meatloaf. Serve with boiled rice and chutney.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 25 mins

    COOK : 1 hr 40 mins

    TOTAL : 2 hrs 5 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Heat water in a saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil and add the onion slices. Reduce heat and simmer until the onions appear translucent, 3 to five minutes. Remove the onions and finely chop them.

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  • Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion; cook and stir until the onion has browned slightly.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 7×11-inch baking dish.

  • Soak the slice of bread in the milk and gently squeeze out the milk; set the milk aside. Crumb the bread into a large mixing bowl. Mix bread together with ground beef, curry powder, 1 egg, sugar, salt, black pepper, turmeric, vinegar, chutney, almonds and raisins.

  • Place the mixture the prepared baking dish. Insert the bay leaves into the meat. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour.

  • Beat the remaining egg with 3 tablespoons of the drained milk. Pour over the meat and bake for another 30 minutes.

Per Serving: 352 calories; protein 24.3g; carbohydrates 19g; fat 20g; cholesterol 115.3mg; sodium 686.7mg. Bake for 1 1/2 hours if you’re using raw meat; if you precook the meat, cut the baking time to 45 minutes.