New Zealand Meatloaf

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

A Kiwi friend emailed me this recipe. It can be served either with the sauce mentioned in the recipe or with Onion Marmalade for New Zealand Meatloaf.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180c.
  2. Fry bacon in oil and crumble.
  3. In a bowl mix all of the meatloaf ingredients throughly. (I mix with wet hands).
  4. Place into loaf tin.
  5. Place in oven for 30 minutes.
  6. While waiting to cook make the sauce.
  7. In a saucepan place all sauce ingredients and stir on low heat until blended.
  8. Remove meatloaf from oven and pour off excess fat. Pour sauce over and replace in oven at 180c for a further 30 minutes.


Most Helpful

Forgot to rate with the stars!!!

Miss Fi May 31, 2012

Lots of veggies and a touch of curry set this meatloaf apart. There isn't much starch in the mix to absorb the liquid from all that celery and onion, so we ended up pouring off a lot of rich broth that cries out to be made into something further -- but also washed away a lot of the nice sauce. Slices better after it sits a while; fresh out of the oven you'll be able to spoon it like a casserole. After all is said, we loved this meatloaf, actually. Made for OZ/NZ swap October 2008.

Lavender Lynn November 01, 2008

I made this for 123 hit wonders, and it was very good. I do recommend adding the instant coffee to your sauce, as it cuts the sweetness down, and the sauce takes on a barbecue sauce sort of flavor. This did produce a lot of grease, so if you have a grease-draining meatloaf pan (I don't) it would be useful. I just drained the grease off intermittently and then patted the meatloaf with paper towels when it was done. The reason I didn't give this 5 stars is that the cooking time, and/or temperature didn't seem right to me. I had to cook it for twice as long as the recipe said, and thought it might've helped to have the oven temp be higher. All in all though, a great, and different kind of meatloaf. Thanks Jewelies!

Ppaperdoll February 08, 2008

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