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Goa's Xmas recipe: How to make Meat Loaf

By Lavita D'Silva
December 23, 2016 15:00 IST
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We'd asked you, dear readers, to share your family's Christmas recipes.

Mumbai-based Lavita D'Silva shared this recipe from her hometown Goa.

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Here's the recipe

Meat Loaf

meat loaf

IMAGE: Meat Loaf*


  • ½ kg minced beef
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 5 slices of bread
  • 3 eggs
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of pepper
  • 1 medium sized lime


  • Soak the bread in water.
  • Squeeze the water off the bread.
  • Mix the squeezed slices with the mince.
  • Cut bacon in small square pieces and add it to the mince.
  • Add juice of one lime to this mixture.
  • Add 3 lightly beaten eggs.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
  • Put the entire mixture in a vessel and press it down till even.
  • Place the vessel in a pressure cooker and steam for 20 minutes.
  • Your meat loaf is ready. 

Note: Meat loaf can also be mashed and used as a sandwich spread.

*Lead image used for representational purposes only. Image: navywifecook/Flickr/Creative Commons

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