Mummy Meatloaf: Healthy Halloween Recipes

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Mummy Meatloaf: Healthy Halloween Recipes

In this article, you’ll learn and discover how to make mummy meatloaf. A Healthy Halloween Recipe that your family will love.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 mins
Makes: 4 portions
Not Suitable for Freezing


  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 2 red onions, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 200 ml tomato ketchup
  • add 2 tbsp soft light brown sugar
  • put 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tbsp orange juice
  • 85 g fresh white breadcrumbs (4 slices, crusts removed)
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 tsp dried small carrot, grated
  • 1/2 apple, peeled, cored & grated
  • 450 g lean minced beef
  • salt & pepper to season
  • 150 g pappardelle
  • 1 ball mozzarella
  • 1 black olive


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4/Fan 160. Lightly grease a baking sheet. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan and sauté the onion for 6-8 minutes, until soft. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute then transfer half of the onion to a bowl and leave to cool. in addition, add the ketchup, sugar, honey, Worcestershire sauce and orange juice to the saucepan.
  2. Add the breadcrumbs to the remaining onion and stir, then add the rest of the ingredients and 3 tbsp of the sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper.  Spoon into an 8” / 20 cm shallow round ovenproof dish. Level the top and bake for 25 minutes.  After 25 minutes, pour over the sauce and bake for another 10 minutes.
  3. While the meatloaf is cooking, boil the pasta in boiling water according to the packet instructions. Drain and toss with a little olive oil.
  4. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions.  Arrange the pasta over the meatloaf in lines to make a mummy effect. Slice two round slices of mozzarella and place two halved black olives for eyes on top and place within the pasta.
  5. Bake the meatloaf for 30 minutes then brush with some of the sauce. Bake for a further 10 minutes then brush again and bake for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave to rest for 10 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, heat the remaining sauce until boiling and bubble for 1 minute. Serve the meatloaf in slices with the BBQ sauce.
Stacey Chillemi

I am on a mission to transform the health of millions worldwide. Check out my website at I am a popular and recognizable health and lifestyle reporter and expert, columnist and health host. Author of The Complete Guide to Natural Healing and Natural Remedies for Common Conditions, along with 20 other published books. I am the founder of The Complete Herbal Guide and a recognized health and natural remedies expert, with over 20 years in practice as a Health Coach. I write for the Huffington Post, Huff Post, Thrive Global and Medium (Owned by Arianna Huffington). I have been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, local news, and numerous radio shows. My focus is on natural healing, herbal remedies, alternative methods, self-motivation, food for medicine, nutrition, fitness, natural beauty remedies and the power of positive thinking.

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