Middle East Meat Loaf with Tomato Sauce

Meat Loaf:

Ingredients

1 pound lean ground beef
1 pound ground lamb
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 cup minced onion
1/2 cup minced red bell pepper
juice of 1/2 lemon
grated zest of 1/2 orange
1 cup pine nuts
1 cup white raisins
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 to 1 teaspoon black pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons clarified butter
Tomato Sauce

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In a bowl, combine the ground beef and lamb. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, and stir in the milk and oats. Pour the mixture into the meats, and mix thoroughly. Add remaining ingredients except for clarified butter. Mix well, using your hands.

Shape the mixture into an oval loaf and place into a roasting pan. Drizzle with clarified butter and bake for at least 1 hour, or until done. Serve drizzled with Tomato Sauce or with the sauce on the side.

Tomato Sauce

Yield: 

8 to 10 servings

Category

Course

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