Bobotie -african Style Meatloaf Recipe

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Bobotie -African style meatloaf

Charlotte Chaffin

By
@ladycharia

This South African original is similar to meatloaf, but so much better. A slightly sweet curry flavors ground beef with a milk and egg custard on top. It's delicious!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

1
onion, minced
1 lb
ground chuck
1/2 c
milk
1/2 Tbsp
croutons
1/2 c
raisins
1 tsp
apricot jam
1 Tbsp
mango chutney (or other fruit chutney)
1/2 Tbsp
curry powder
1 tsp
turmeric, ground
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2 large
eggs
6
almonds, chopped

TOPPING FOR BOBOTIE

1
egg
1/2 c
milk ( use milk from bread)
1
bay leaf

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
2
Place the milk in a shallow dish. Soak the croutons in the milk. Don't get to mushy. Set the milk aside. Add the croutons to the beef & onions. Stir in the raisins, apricot jam, chutney, curry powder, turmeric, eggs, salt, and black pepper. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
3
Bake in the preheated oven 1 hour.
4
While the bobotie bakes, whisk together the reserved milk, egg, and a pinch of salt. Pour over top of the dish. Lay the bay leaf onto the top of the milk mixture.
5
Return the bobotie to the oven until the top is golden brown, 15 to 30 minutes. Remove bay leaf before serving.

About this Recipe

Hashtags: #meatloaf, #african