Gran Smith's Meat Roll, 361cals Per Serve

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by Ailsa of New Zealand

I remember gran making it when I was a kid. Nice simple recipe, but o'so good.

Top Review by woollyone

I could not find my gran's recipe for this meat roll. It was a favourite, but this was pretty much as I remember it. Thank you so much for sharing it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb beef mince
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs (Wholemeal bread)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 14 lb bacon, chopped in to small cubes
  • 1 egg (don't beat the egg)


  1. Mix in bowl the Mince, Bacon and Breadcrumbs. Drop in the egg (not Beating). Mix well.
  2. Put mixture in bowl or loaf tin. Do not press down mixture too much to give a light texture to the roll. Cover with greaseproof paper and tie with string.
  3. Place in pan with enough water to come half-way up the container.
  4. Steam for 2 1/2 hours, slowly.
  5. See that the pan does not get dry. Add boiling water when needed.
  6. Leave to go cold before serving with a nice green salad.
  7. Would also make a nice filling for sandwiches.

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