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Easy Meatloaf With Medeterenian Twist

Ingredients
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chop
  Celery stick 1 , chop
  Onion 1 Medium, chop
  Olive 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (or olive tapenade)
  Juice from olives 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh oregano 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Sour cream/Yogurt 1 Teaspoon
  Extra lean minced beef 1 Pound
  Extra lean minced pork 1 Pound (or lamb)
  Breadcrumb 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Hungarian paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cardamom powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Mozzarella cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
For topping
  Sour cream 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Dry tomatoes preserved in olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In food processor, add garlic, celery, onion, olives, and juice from olives. Blitz well.
2. Add oregano, cilantro, Dijon mustard, and sour cream. Pulse.
3. In a large bowl, combine minced beef, and pork.
4. Drop garlic onion mixture, and breadcrumb into it.
5. Add paprika, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, salt, and pepper. Mix to combine.
6. Grease a 12-inch cast iron pan with oil, and transfer meat mixture into it. Spread it evenly.
7. In a small bowl, combine sour cream, Dijon mustard, and dry tomato preserved in olive oil. Mix well.
8. Put mixture on pan, and cover the meatloaf with it. Sprinkle cheese on top.
9. Preheat oven to 400 degree F.

MAKING
10. Pop the pan in oven, and bake for 45 minutes.

SERVING
11. Cut and serve meatloaf warm.

TIPS
You can also use any kind of oven safe dish instead of cast iron pan. If using a 10-inch pan, cook meatloaf for 50 minutes.
You can use yogurt instead of sour cream in topping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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