- 600 g Ground Beef
- 400 g Meat Sausage
- 200 g Bread
- 150 g Pecorino Cheese
- 200 g Whole Milk
- 2 eggs Eggs
- 3 sprigs Thyme
- greated 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
- to taste Salt
- to taste Black Pepper
- to taste Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Meat Loaf is a classic homemade preparation of Italian cuisine, grandmothers and mothers jealously guard the family recipe that traditionally is prepared on Sunday for lunch or dinner when you have guests. It is a second dish of meat that pleases young and old and must to be served in slices, if you like, accompanied by simple side dishes such as baked potatoes; It is so simple to make that you can think of preparing it even in the week and have a unique tasty dish ready to taste even cold.
Meatloaf can be prepared in many different ways: with beef, veal or even mixed pork and veal, chicken or turkey; you can stuff like a roast and cook it in the oven or in a pan.
Remove the crust of fresh bread with a knife, cut it into cubes and transfer it into a bowl: in total, you will need about 150 g of fresh breadcrumbs. Pour the milk into the bowl so that the bread absorbs it and softens.
Meanwhile remove the gut from the sausage and crush it.
Knead the mixture with your hands to mix all the ingredients in a homogeneous way, then give it the shape of a cylinder, taking care to compact it well. Put the meat loaf on a sheet of parchment paper, brush it with olive oil. Preheat the oven to 180 ° in static mode.
Take a large baking pan, grease the bottom with the olive oil. Place the meat loaf in the center of the baking pan and cook in a preheated 180 ° static oven for about 80-90 minutes.
After cooking time, take out the meatloaf and serve it hot.