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Potjie Meat Loaf

Potjie No: 3
Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 1 hour
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1 thick slice bread, crust removed
125 ml port
800 g lean minced beef
1 egg, beaten
2 ml ground cinnamon
1 ml ground coriander
2 cloves garlic, chopped
30 ml finely chopped fresh parsley
15 ml butter
Barbecue spice to taste
Garlic salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
10 ml lemon juice
125 ml meat stock
4 tomatoes, skinned and thickly sliced

Soak bread in port.
Mix meat, egg, cinnamon, coriander, garlic and parsley.
Add soaked bread and 5 ml melted butter and mix thoroughly.
Use remaining butter to butter base of potjie.
Place meat in pot and press firmly into the shape of a loaf.
Sprinkle with barbecue spice, garlic salt, freshly ground black pepper and lemon juice.
Pour heated stock over meat, cover with lid and simmer slowly over medium coals for 30 minutes.
Arrange tomatoes on top of meat and simmer for another 30 minutes.
Serve with rice and a green salad.