Hackbraten (German Meatloaf)

Recipe by momaphet
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Grease or spray baking dish that will hold your loaf with room around the edges for veggies.
  • In large bowl, gently mix Ground Meat and Breadcrumbs until combined.
  • Peel and dice on 1 Onion , heat 1 Tbsp of Butter in hot skillet, add diced Onion and Parsley , sauté until Onion is golden brown.
  • Beat Eggs in large shallow container; add Salt, Pepper, Rosemary and Nutmeg to Egg and mix. Pour Onion/Parsley mixture and Egg mixture over Ground Meat, knead together until uniformly mixed.
  • Mold meat mixture into loaf; roll in Flour until coated on all sides.
  • Lay Bacon slices in the middle of small casserole dish, set floured Loaf on top of Bacon.
  • Peel and slice Carrot and second Onion, pour Broth into casserole dish; scatter sliced Carrot and Onion around Meatloaf.
  • Heat 4 Tbsp Butter in warm skillet.
  • Pour hot Butter over meatloaf and place dish in preheated oven.
  • Bake 1 hour (or until cooked through (at least 160 degrees - no pink should be left), basting often With 5-10 minutes cook time remaining, spread Sour Cream over Meatloaf.
  • Remove dish from oven, move meatloaf to serving dish.
  • Stir Flour or Cornstarch into the juice remaining in pan to make sauce, return to oven to thicken or transfer mixture to a pot which can go on your stove top.
  • Slice and serve while hot.