Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Greek Meatloaf Recipe

So my husband delivered on his promise to give me the recipe for his meatloaf. He also included a recipe for the greek potatoes and tzatziki sauce.

Greek Meatloaf
1 lb. ground Lamb
1 lb. ground pork
2 onions (caramelized)
2 eggs
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 1/2 cup Panko Bread crumbs
4 oz. raw spinach leaves
6 oz. Crumbled Feta cheese
Salt and Pepper

In a mixing bowl, add lamb, pork, eggs, salt and pepper, and bread crumbs. Mix thoroughly. place a large piece of Plastic wrap on counter and press mixture into a 1 inch think square. Spread caramelized onions on top of pressed out meat, then add your spinach evenly, and then your Feta cheese. Using the plastic wrap lift one side up and start rolling the loaf into a log. Place on greased baking sheet, salt and pepper outside of loaf,  and bake 30 minutes covered at 375 degrees, then remove foil and bake additional 20 minutes. remove from oven and let rest 10 minutes. Slice and serve hot with Tzatziki sauce. 

Homemade Tzatziki Sauce
16 oz. Greek yogurt
juice of 1 lemon
1 cucumber (finely chopped)
1 glove Garlic (finely chopped)
3 Mint leaves (finely chopped)

Put all ingredients in a food processor and blend well.

Greek Potatoes
5 Russet potatoes peeled and Quartered lengthwise
salt and pepper
2 cups Chicken stock
3 Tablespoons oregano
2 Bay leaves
3 lemons

Cut potatoes and place in a casserole dish, sprinkle with salt and pepper. in mixing bowl add chicken stock. oregano and juice from 2 lemons. mix and pour over potatoes. place mint and Bay leave into dish. Cut the remaining lemon into 4 sections and place on top of potatoes. Cook 375 degrees for 30 minutes then remove foil and bake additional 25 minutes. 

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