WATCH: How to make bobotie meatloaf with banana salsa

4 servings Prep: 30 mins, Cooking: 35 mins
Rate this recipe
A delicious take on the well-loved meatloaf with so much local flavour packed into each bite.

By Food24 July 25 2016
Recipe Disclaimer
Tap for method
Tap for method

Ingredients (19)

Bobotie meatloaf:
100 g red onion — finely chopped
15 ml garlic — cloves, finely chopped
4 tsp turmeric
4 tsp masala — roasted, ground
1 tsp tomato paste
5 ml salt
500 g beef mince
30 ml raisins
30 ml chutney — peach
175 g cream cheese
60 ml breadcrumbs
3 eggs — large
60 ml milk
5 bay leaves
2 bananas — chopped
100 g red onion — finely chopped
600 ml chutney — peach
15 ml fresh coriander — finely chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper
Tap for ingredients
Tap for ingredients


Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Grease a 26cm x 8cm loaf tin with non-stick cooking spray. Line the base with additional baking paper.

Heat a pan over medium heat and add the oil, onion and garlic. Fry for 2 minutes. Stir in the borrie, masala, tomato paste, salt and beef mince. Fry for 10 minutes. Stir in the raisons, chutney and cream cheese. Once al the cream cheese has melted stir in the breadcrumbs.

Whisk the eggs and milk together and add a pinch of salt. Stir half of this mixture into the minced beef mixture. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and flatten out the top.

Pour the remaining egg mixture over the meat and arrange the bay leaves on top.

Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before carefully turning it out onto a serving platter.

For the salsa, stir everything together and season with salt and pepper. Serve it on the side.

WATCH how to make it!




The meatloaf can be eaten warm or at room temperature. When sliced, it makes a wonderful sandwich filling and also works great in lunchboxes.

To receive quick and convenient weekday recipes, join our Easy Weekday Meals mailing list, and for up-to-date trending food, restaurant and wine news subscribe to our Editor’s Weekly newsletter.

New recipes on Food24

Next Post

Comments 1

  1. Barbara Tyrrell says:

    Can Bobotie meatloaf be frozen?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Food24 Team Loves


Get weekly access to our best recipes, tips and tricks

Sign Up

Login to your account below

Fill the forms below to register

Subscribe to Newsletter

Retrieve your password

Please enter your username or email address to reset your password.

Recipe Disclaimer

All recipe content is the responsibility of the party from whom such content originated. You agree that you use the content on Food24 at your own risk. Please read our editorial policy.