Pork Meatloaf with Apples and Sage

Pork, Apple and Sage Meatloaf
Culinary Ginger
  • Yield: 8 servings


2 large sweet apples, cored, peeled and grated
1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
2/3cup day old bread, ground into breadcrumbs in the food processor
1/2cup milk
2pounds ground pork
1/2teaspoon dried oregano
1teaspoon dried basil
1/4cup fresh sage leaves, chopped
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Apple ketchup (or any ketchup you prefer)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Wrap the grated apples in a clean towel and squeeze out as much moisture as you can.
  4. To a mixing bowl add the apples, onion, breadcrumbs, milk, and leave for 5 minutes.
  5. After 5 minutes add the ground pork, oregano, basil, sage, egg, salt and pepper.
  6. Mix until everything is well combined.
  7. Turn out onto the baking sheet and mold into a meatloaf shape, about 10 inches long and 5 inches wide.
  8. Top with apple ketchup.
  9. Bake for about 1 hour, or until a thermometer when inserted into the center reaches 165 degrees F.
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.
  11. Serve with extra apple ketchup.

This recipe from Culinary Ginger and Honest Cooking was republished with permission. It originally appeared as Pork, Apple and Sage Meatloaf.

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