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6 slices of Italian bread (ciabatta) shredded.
Add 1 cup of milk and soak till bread is soft.
750 gr minced meat
½ cup parmesan cheese,
2 eggs

Seasoning (Salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, oregano, thyme parsley)
Few slices of pancetta (Italian bacon)

1 cans chopped tomatoes drained,
2 TB brown sugar,
Salt and pepper, Worcestershire sauce, tsp mustard powder, pinch of cayenne pepper.
Mix together in a bowl and set aside

Add the bread mixture (including the milk) to the mince and mix to combine.
Add the remainder of the ingredient except the bacon and mix well to combine.
Form a loaf and wrap bacon over the top.
Spoon the sauce over meat loaf in single layer.

Made Italian Meatloaf for supper tonight.

Prepared, tried and tested by: Melanie Kramar‎

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