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Spanish Meatloaf


Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (23 Votes)


  • 5 oz stale bread (1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs)
  • 3-4 oz chorizo
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 large handful of grated cheese
  • 1 bunch of mint
  • 1 cup of milk
  • Salt - Pepper


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 °

Cut bread into small pieces and mix coarsely. Pour into a bowl. Mix the sausage, pour into the bowl. Chop mint and chop garlic, add them also. Finally add a large handful of grated cheese.

Step 2

Break 2 eggs into a bowl, add milk and whisk it all together. Add salt and pepper. Pour egg mixture into the bowl. Mix well with fingers. Wait 5 minutes then firmly pack in a baking loaf dish.

Step 3

Spread a piece of foil on baking sheet and return the contents of the dish on baking sheet. Cover with the foil and bake for 35 minutes. After this time, remove the foil and return to oven 5-10 minutes. Remove the loaf and then let cool. Then cut into slices or squares. Serve hot or cold.

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  • 2.25 Cups of flour
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 3 Tsp. of lard
  • 1/5 Cup of warm water
  • 5 Tsp. of olive oil
  • 1 Onion, minced
  • 1/2 pound of ground beef
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 Tsp. of chili powder
  • 1 Tsp. of cumin
  • 2 Garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 Can of diced tomatoes


  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, beaten egg, lard, warm water, and olive oil, and mix thoroughly. 
  2. In a hot pan, pour a little olive oil and sautée the onions, until tender. Add the ground beef, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, garlic and diced tomatoes. Cook until beef is no longer pink, and the flavors have incorporated well. 
  3. Roll out the empanada dough, and cut out circles with a ramekin. 
  4. Cover a baking tray with a piece of parchment paper, and place the dough circles on top. 
  5. Fill with meat mixture, fold in half and press with the edge of a fork. Brush with egg yolk to glaze.
  6. Cook at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.
  7. Remove from oven... and enjoy!

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