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Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Baked Minced Meat With Bell Peppers

Baked Minced Meat With Bell Peppers was one of the recipes I created in the 80´s here in Germany. When I came to Germany, I only knew how to cook 3 kinds of recipes and those were boiled rice, fish cooked in vinegar and Tinola, a Philippines soup made from fish and Moringa leaves. Yes, that was all I learmed before I got married. 

I did not know what to cook for my German hubby and so I invented and created some food to serve remembering how my late mother did the cooking way back home. Of course I bought Filipino and some Asian recipe books but most of the ingredients were not found in the supermarket. There was no Asian shop at that time. 

I did not like much of the German food and so I had to create something new. Most recipes I created were a mixture of Asian and German ingredients suited for both taste buds. This recipe was my adaptation of my late mothers´ Philippines meat loaf.
Baked Minced Meat With Bell Peppers

Ingredients: 6-8 persons

500 grams minced beef and pork (half and half)
1 middle size onion, finely cubes
3 halves of yellow, green and red bell peppers, cubes
2 slices of sandwich bread or bread rolls soaked in milk, squeezed and cut into pieces
2 tablespoon of bread crumbs
1 piece of spring onion, sliced
3 or more cloves of minced garlic
2 eggs
1-2 tablespoons of soy sauce
1-2 tablespoons curry catsup
1 teaspoon paprika powder
1 teaspoon salt (add if it´s not enough or make it less depends on your taste)
1 teaspoon pepper powder
olive oil for brushing the baking tin
2 tomatoes, sliced in round form
tomato mozzarella salt (optional)
Basil leaves, thinly sliced

Minced Meat With Bell Peppers mixture.

  • Square baking tin
  • kitchen brush
  • a bowl or a deep plate
Raw  Minced Meat With Bell Peppers in a baking tin.

How To Make:

  1. Put the minced meat in a bowl or in a deep plate.
  2. Add the sliced onion, bell peppers, squeezed and cut bread, bread crumbs, onion cubes and minced garlic.
  3. Mix together 2 eggs, soy sauce, curry catsup, paprika powder, sliced basil, salt and pepper. Mix well and add the mixture to the minced meat mixture.
  4. Mix the minced meat mixture with your clean bare hands until well blended.
  5. Brush the square baking tin with olive oil and add the minced meat mixture on it. Press it well in the baking tin.
  6. Add the round sliced tomatoes and spiced the top of the tomatoes with salt and pepper powder or tomato mozzarella salt.
  7. Bake in the 180°C preheated oven for at least 45 minutes or until brown.
  8. Serve with boiled rice or potatoes and salad.

Raw  Minced Meat With Bell Peppers in a baking tin
with tomato toppings.
 Baked Minced Meat With Bell Peppers in a baking tin.
Baked Minced Meat served with marinated chicken w/ salad and rice.
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  1. Very nice Thelma, I do like the idea of mixing beef and pork, and then mixing with the bread. Looks delicious, Thanks and have a wonderful weekend :)

    1. Thank you very much Eugene for your wonderful comment. Sometimes I used rye bread rolls for a change and it was good too. Happy weekend to you, too.

  2. Hi Thelma,
    This looks and sounds yummy!! Hope all is well with you, your blog looks so well put together and so informative. Lovely to see your husbands paintings, particularly the Irish ones! What a talented duo you are.

    1. Hi Suzanne,

      Sorry for the late reply. Too many blogs to keep going that sometimes I forgot the others.LOL! I see you have seen some of his Irish paintings. Some of his Irish paintings are hanging in the walls of the Irish homes in Ireland. Thanks for your wonderful comment. Have a great day!