Potato-Wrapped Meatloaf: A Delicious Twist on a Classic Dish
Meatloaf is a classic comfort food that has been enjoyed by families for generations. It’s a versatile dish that can be customized with different ingredients and flavors. In this recipe, we take the traditional meatloaf and give it a unique twist by wrapping it in a layer of crispy potatoes. The result is a mouthwatering combination of savory meat and tender potatoes that is sure to impress your family and friends.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1/2 pound ground pork
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 large eggs
- 4 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, ground pork, breadcrumbs, milk, onion, garlic, thyme, oregano, salt, black pepper, and eggs. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
- Line a loaf pan with the thinly sliced potatoes, making sure to cover the bottom and sides of the pan.
- Place half of the meat mixture on top of the potatoes and press it down firmly.
- Add the remaining meat mixture on top and press it down to form a compact loaf.
- Wrap the overhanging potato slices over the meatloaf, covering it completely.
- Brush the top of the potato-wrapped meatloaf with olive oil.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour or until the internal temperature reaches 160°F (71°C).
- Remove from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
- Serve the potato-wrapped meatloaf slices with your favorite sides and enjoy!
Here are three photos of the delicious potato-wrapped meatloaf:
The potato-wrapped meatloaf is a delightful twist on the classic dish. The combination of savory meat and crispy potatoes creates a unique texture and flavor that will have everyone asking for seconds. Whether you’re serving it for a family dinner or a special occasion, this recipe is sure to impress. Give it a try and enjoy the deliciousness!
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