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Caramelised Onion Meatloaf with Swede Mash

  • Gluten Free
  • Paleo
  • Keto
  • Meat
  • Contains Dairy
  • Beef

Meatloaf should never go amiss from anyone’s cooking repertoire. It’s a simple, no-fuss mid-week meal that takes minimal active cooking time. Paired with delicious swede mash, roasted carrots and sweet balsamic caramelized onions.

Nutrition Per Portion

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  • Sugar


  • 0.0 min

    Preheat the oven to 180C.

  • 0.5 min

    Peel the garlic and swede. Finely chop the garlic and chop the swede into small pieces.

  • 4.0 min

    Add the swede to a saucepan, cover with water, season with salt and bring to the boil. Boil the swede until softened and easily pierced with a fork.

  • 5.0 min

    Peel and finely slice the brown onion.

  • 6.5 min

    Peel and cut the carrot(s) into batons.

  • 8.5 min

    On a prepared baking tray, arrange the carrots, drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and pepper and place in the oven to roast.

  • 10.0 min

    In a bowl, mix together the beef mince, mustard, tomato sauce, paprika, dried oregano and garlic. Season well with salt and pepper.

  • 12.0 min

    Using your hands, combine the mince and other ingredients together well and then form into individual meatloaf shapes.

  • 14.0 min

    Remove the carrots from the oven and place the meatloaves on the baking tray.

  • 15.0 min

    Drizzle the meatloaves with olive oil, season well with salt and pepper and then place in the oven to bake.

  • 16.0 min

    In a frying pan, heat the remaining olive oil over medium heat.

  • 17.0 min

    Add the onion to the pan and sautee until softened.

  • 19.0 min

    Continue to cook the onions over a low heat until they begin to change colour to golden-brown and caramelise.

  • 20.0 min

    Stir the balsamic vinegar through the onions to help them caramelise.

  • 21.0 min

    Drain the swede and return to the pan in which they were cooked.

  • 21.5 min

    Mash the swede and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • 22.5 min

    Distribute the swede mash among serving plates.

  • 24.5 min

    Remove the meatloaves and carrots from the oven. Distribute evenly among serving plates.

  • 26.0 min

    Place the caramelised onions atop the meatloaves and serve.

  • Ingredients

    Beef Mince

    Brown Onion


    Dijon Mustard

    Tomato Sauce


    finely chopped


    cut into batons

    Olive Oil

    2 tablespoons per person



    Dried Oregano


    Balsamic Vinegar

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It was okay, I don't think we followed the instructions very carefully, will try better next time

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