Monday, November 10, 2008

Awhile back, Linda requested I post Gordon Ramsay's meatloaf recipe from the episode of the UK series of Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares in which he helps Mama Cherri. To be honest, I scoured the interweb and had no luck finding it. Recently, a visitor named Marcus posted the recipe as a comment. Here it is in its entirety:

Gordon Ramsay's Meatloaf

50g butter
1 large onion, finely chopped
4 celery stalks, finely sliced
1 green pepper, finely chopped
4 spring onions, sliced
2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1 tbsp chilli sauce
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2 bay leaves
125ml evaporated milk
125ml tomato ketchup
750g minced beef
250g minced pork or sausage meat
2 free-range eggs, lightly beaten
250g breadcrumbs
Freshly ground salt and pepper

1 Melt the butter in a large saucepan and add the onion, celery, pepper, spring onions, garlic, parsley, chilli sauce, Worcestershire sauce and bay leaves. Cook over a gentle heat, stirring occasionally, for about 6 minutes.

2 Add the evaporated milk and ketchup and continue to cook for a further 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Discard the bay leaves.

3 Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4.

4 Place the beef and pork in a large bowl, add the eggs, breadcrumbs and vegetable mixture, and season. Place the mixture in an ungreased roasting dish and bake for 25 minutes. Raise the temperature to 200C/Gas 6 and bake
for a further 35-40 minutes.

5 Serve from the roasting dish.


Helena said...

I live in Sweden (Europe) and adores Gordon Ramsey and specially the show Kitchen Nightmares. I felt that I just had to try the Meatloaf and tada!! you had the recepiet! It turned out quite successfull but next time I will try tochop in small pecies of bacon to increase the salty flavour. The chilli sause and the ketschup made it a bit too sweet for me...

H.G. said...

I'm watching the program now .. and Gordon was in Brian's kitchen, teaching him how to make the meatloaf. The extra is that he used fat striped bacon to wrap around small balls of the meatloaf and then prepared it in the oven. So the restaurant serves individual balls of meatloaf and not a cut from a large one. Also the bacon adds some extra spice ...

Cuervo Diosa said...

Thank you!! I live in Lawton, OK and i just watched the episode and now i'm gunna try this recipe!! I'm sure glad you decided to post it

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