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hackbraten mit ei (meatloaf with egg)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Can't wait to try this--meatloaf the German way. This is one my mother didn't know about. Recipe & photo:

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For hackbraten mit ei (meatloaf with egg)

  • 1 lb
    ground chuck
  • 4
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    shallots, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 c
    soft bread crumbs
  • 3 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp

How To Make hackbraten mit ei (meatloaf with egg)

  • 1
    In a medium saucepan, boil 3 eggs for 10 minutes, or until hard boiled. Rinse, peel, and set aside.
  • 2
    In a small skillet, cook the shallots in butter for 2 or 3 minutes until soft. Set aside and cool.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, mix together ground chuck, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, 1 raw egg, mustard, and shallots.
  • 4
    Form meat mixture into two rectangles and lay out on waxed paper. Place the 3 hard boiled eggs in the center of one rectangle, lengthwise, end to end. Place other rectangle on top of eggs and meat. Form into a loaf, carefully sealing edges.
  • 5
    Place meatloaf into a shallow baking dish that has been sprayed with vegetable spray. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven on center rack for 45 minutes. Turn off oven and let the meatloaf sit for 10 more minutes.
  • 6
    Cut into slices and serve with Dampkartoffeln (see my recipe).

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