• 750 g lean beef mince
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1-2 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 Tbsp freshly chopped thyme
  • 2 Tbsp freshly chopped parsley
  • 1 ¼ cups fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 4 Tbsp Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce
  • 400 g can Wattie's Tomatoes Indian Style
  • ½ cup beef stock, wine or water
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (fan bake).
  2. In a large bowl, combine beef mince, onion, garlic, thyme, parsley, breadcrumbs, eggs, 3 tablespoons Lea & Perrins, and half a can Wattie’s Indian Style Tomatoes, season well with salt and pepper.
  3. Using your hands or a wooden spoon, mix well. Shape the mixture into a loaf shape and place in a 7-8 cup capacity lasagne-style dish.
  4. Combine the remaining 1⁄2 can Wattie’s Indian Style Tomatoes with 1 tablespoon Lea & Perrins and beef stock, mix well and pour over the loaf. Bake for 45 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through. Rest the meatloaf for 5 minutes before carving thick slices.
  5. Serve with mashed potatoes and steamed green vegetables.

Made With

Indian Style Tomatoes

Ripened on the vine under the Hawke's Bay sun, Wattie’s Indian Style Tomatoes are diced and blended, then seasoned for an authentic Indian flavour.

Rate and Review

27 Ratings

Reviews (27)

Renee's Review | Rating

I dig this out when I'm looking at an almost empty freezer and I constantly get compliments on it! It's great for feeding a crowd or having for lunch the next day!

gaynor's Review | Rating

I found this tasty and great with salads and bbq. as it can be cut cold and used as cold meat.

Nicky's Review | Rating

Very Tasty

Allyson's Review | Rating

I have made this several times and it always goes down a treat. The main reason for this is the sauce poured over the top before cooking, makes it nice and moist as sometimes mince can be dry.

barbara's Review | Rating

I found this very tasty

Vanessa's Review | Rating

I have lost count of the amount of times I have cooked this and passed it on to others. Great winter hearty meal and FAB on sandwiches the next day! No other meatloaf compares.

noeline's Review | Rating

I realy enjoyed this. the sauce on top made it so tsty. and was great in a sndwich the next day. Will definately try this again.....

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Heather Carston's Review | Rating

I needed something in a hurry and as always, didn't have everything ingredient-wise - but what I did that was different was used a heaped tablespoon of dried herbs, a pack of sausage meat as well as the beef, three eggs, a cup of dried breadcrumbs, a 320 gm tin of pineapple juice. There was no room in the enormous pan to pour over the last bits, so I coated the surface with the remnants of the tomatoes. There should have been enough for two meals and a lunch or two in that - it was gone entirely before lunch the next day!
A great base recipe and very easy to add or change, which is what great recipes are all about!

nicola addison's Review | Rating

I made this tonight and the family loved it! Very tasty i will be making this again!

Jingo cooker's Review | Rating

I followed this recipe to the letter and quite frankly I found the results alarming, I consider myself to be a reasonable cook and well practiced in keeping two picky eaters satisfied. I put my foot down and insisted that they eat the perfectly good food that had been put before them, until I tasted it. I ended up whipping up a couple of quick omlettes for the kids and gave this muck to the dog who sniffed it and gave me a WTF? look. After 2 hours the dog realised she wasn't going to get random animal parts and reluctantly ate it. Avoid. Clicked on the one star only as it was the lowest option.

Paula Pearce's Review | Rating

Fantastic meatloaf!The family love it and have added it to the weekly menu rotation :)

sherrie ngatai's Review | Rating

Yes I fed this to my troops and hey presto its been an absolute family favourite ever since! I added sausage meat to this as well and on other occassions when I didnt have enough mince I bulked it up with yesterdays cooked rice. My cousin even adds rolled oats as another alternative to making the meat go a bit further :) Well done and totally outstanding meal idea.

Dorothy Bruce's Review | Rating

Definitely a Family Favorite !!! Kids loved it and so did Hubby thanks to the stock and tomatos it made this meatloaf very juicy and not dry. Easy to make and yummy to eat.

Yasmeen Musa's Review | Rating

Very nice :)

Alaina Irwin's Review | Rating

I Love this recipe and so does my family. Have made over and over with great compliments.

Bobbie's Review | Rating

I mix in about 250gm sausage meat as well. I prefer the texture and it slices beautifully.

Sue's Review | Rating

Great standby recipe. I use 2 tins of tomatoes and make a nice sauce to go over it.

Pauline's Review | Rating

Love this recipe. Have made it numerous times and the family always comment. Good for lunches the next day.

malcolm's Review | Rating

This is good but I use Venson mince and it adds another twist to it, one better is to marinade it with herbs and add a can of cocacola to your marinade along with worcestershire sauce

Anthony's Review | Rating

Didn't enjoy this at all. Found the flavours to be unappealing and the texture too loose.

Rochelle Fatai's Review | Rating

Really enjoyed this. Flavours nice and balanced. Used half a glass of wine option over stock or water and whizzed the onion in the processor that I used for the bread crumbs. It was nice and moist and enjoyed the texture.

Trudy Harris's Review | Rating

I used oats instead of breadcrumbs and was very tasty although quite moist

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Fiona's Review | Rating

I was looking for something different to do with my thawed mince and found this recipe. It has all my staple pantry items in it, so I gave it a whirl. Wow, this has now become a firm family favourite. The simplicity makes this a go to recipe and knowing it's enjoyed by all ...... even better. Also makes great sandwiches for lunches the following day!

Raewyn Dowie's Rating