Frikadel (Dutch Meatloaf)

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a recipe I got from my Oma (grandma). It has always been one of my favorites and is commonly eaten mashed up in a bed of rice and vegetable soup. But I like it served as a traditional meatloaf dish, as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop potatoes into small (~1inch square) pieces (skin the potatoes, if you wish) and boil until soft.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Place in bowl large enough for all ingredients and mash.
  4. Add all other ingredients and knead with hands until mixed.
  5. Note: The potatoes will be VERY hot!
  6. You may want to wait a bit for them to cool before using your hands.
  7. Also, the meats will be very cold on your hands if not taken out of the refrigerator~ an hour ahead of time.
  8. Mold into an ungreased 9x13x2 pan and bake for 1 hour.
  9. Loaf will pull away from sides of pan and be surrounded by grease from the meat (more or less depending on the fat content of the meat you used).
  10. Cut into pieces and enjoy.
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5 5

This is fantastic. I've been looking all over for a recipe like the one my mother-in-law makes and this is it. This is exactly it. The entire family loves it.