Meatloaf Peasant Wellington

Bea Long Recipe

By Bea Long stardust4300

20 Min
1 Hr 30 Min

This is for everyone who loves beef wellington and never could get the right doneness. I tried more than I care to count and finally I thought why not just make it with meatloaf? Sounded good at the time and actually turned out fantastic. I took it to work with me and it was a big hit so I have made it since. One of my fellow nurses "all night shift" said to me hey you should call this your peasant wellington and so it stuck. It is really easy and a make ahead dish. So try your favorite meatloaf recipe and add the puff pastry to make you look like a star!

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
So pretty and so tasty! We love this spin on meatloaf... turns an everyday staple into a special occasion show-stopper.


2 lb
ground round beef 93/7% or choice
1 c
panko bread crumbs (plain)
1 can(s)
small 7 oz mushrooms (stems/pieces)
4 Tbsp
tomato paste (tube concentrated)
2 Tbsp
capers chopped (adds saltiness)
eggs slightly beaten
4 dash(es)
worcestershire sauce low sodium
salt and pepper to taste
1 pkg
puff pastry sheet, thawed
egg slightly beaten & 1 tbsp water

Directions Step-By-Step

mix all the ingredients above gently so as not to dry out the meat and place in loaf pan with removable bottom if you have one
bake at 350 degrees for about 45-50 minutes the juices on top will be clear and you will know that the meatloaf is done
remove puff pastry and let it warm up if you take it out of the freezer the night before and put it in the fridge it is ready when you are remove meatloaf from oven and let cool down while you lightly roll the puff pastry out not much bigger than it is already about 2 inches
place meatloaf on pastry, top down and fold like a present with the seam side down, cut extra little leaves or what design you want out of the other pastry to place on top and sides of pastry just to decorate and I always cook 10 extra leaves to place on each slice also
turn pastry over and brush with the egg wash then place your little cutouts all over it and bake 25-30 minutes until golden brown, remove and serve with your favorite veggie, my kids use to bring the leftovers out for breakfast or to snack on watching TV.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: For Kids

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Jan Nevejans SuppliesForMyKitchen
Nov 8, 2012
This looks great Bea! :-) Can I post this on my site? I will obviously give you credit for it!^^
Bea Long stardust4300
Nov 12, 2012
Sure Jan you are most welcome to, ENJOY!!
Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Nov 20, 2012
This recipe looks so inviting!
After the HOLIDAYS...
and I wish you and yours a wonderful, BLESSED THANKSGIVING!
I will try to bake this...a surprise for my next door neighbors!
They are a yoiung couple, with a new baby boy.
He works long hours, and she is attending classe at college!...WHEW!!
Really have no ytime to cook..and eat out a lot.
SOo I love to cook, and live alone....
They are happy to receive any thing I cook or bake....I eat a portion ...and take the rest to them...
I LUV them kids!
I have never baked with PUFF PASTRY.
(being an ole average farm cook!....LOL
Is it hard do work with..???
Hugs, Nancy.
P.S Thanks for your JAP...E-mails....
Here is my home E_MAIL:
HUGS, Nancy......11/20/12- 5:30 am...Pacific time

POSTED my new recipe..... TWINKIE, TWINKI, little star! & added news FLASH
Kitchen Crew JustaPinch
Dec 4, 2012
Janet awarded this recipe a Blue Ribbon!

So pretty and so tasty! We love this spin on meatloaf... turns an everyday staple into a special occasion show-stopper.
Dec 4, 2012 - Kitchen Crew shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
Jan Nevejans SuppliesForMyKitchen
Dec 5, 2012
Congratz with your blue ribbon! :-)
Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Dec 5, 2012
You deserve all the BLUE RIBBONS...!!!
Hugs, nancy
deb baldwin messinthekitchen
Dec 6, 2012
Congratulations Bea!on your blue ribbon!
Dec 12, 2012 - Bea L. shared this recipe with discussion group: CHATTERBOX
Sharon Klynstra pjquilter
Dec 20, 2012
I wish I lived next door to you. What a great thing you are doing for your neighbors, I just know they really appreciate it.
Happy Holidays.
Rose Selvar potrose
Feb 15, 2013
This recipe just came into my email inbox. Congratulations on winning a blue ribbon from the Kitchen Crew for this meatloaf. Just might try it sometime; but I might use my own meatloaf recipe as it is my hubby's favorite recipe. 2/15/13
Becky Stout Becky1960
Feb 15, 2013
Can't wait to try this......meatloaf is not my favorite and always trying to find a way to dress it up! If you don't have a pan with a removable bottom, take two strips of foil and press them down into the bottom of the pan before adding the meat to make "handles" to lift the meat out.
Midge Salley mrsalley
Feb 15, 2013
Could this be made using crescents to wrap it in?
Gail Blackwell gail2649
Feb 15, 2013
If you don't have a pan with removable bottom I would make one using, carrots celery & onions. Put the meatloaf on top and you will also get some great roasted veggies out of it.
Nancy Meisch yumdesserts
Feb 15, 2013
This just arrived in my inbox :) My family is not crazy about meatloaf, but this sounds wonderful. I like the name peasant loaf :)