Hotdog Meatloaf.

Introduction: Hotdog Meatloaf.

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Earlier I did an instructable on hotdog meatballs. Now we are going to take it a step further with hotdog meatloaf. Actually I think this will work out better because we do not have to worry about anything falling part except at the dinner table. Using bologna or other coldcuts can have a more traditional taste.

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Step 1: Ingredients.

1 pack of eight hotdogs.
Handful of your favorite cheese
2 - 4 slices toasted bread (depends if mixture is too moist.)
1/4 onion
1 -2 eggs
Salt and a pinch of each of your favorite seasonings. (i.e. oregano and or parsley)
Tomato sauce (enough to cover)
Optional: Parsley or celantro to finish after cooking

Step 2: Meat Prep.

Break up the onion and put in the food processor.
Slice the hotdogs into small pieces unless you have a powerful food processor.
Put the cut up dogs in the food processor.
Grind the heck out of the mixture of onion and meat.
Pour into mixing bowl. ( do not worry about getting every last bit as the bread should do that for you.)

Step 3: Toast Prep.

Toast the bread if you have not already done so.
Break up the toast if your food processor is not super powerful.
You are doing the toast separately to make it easier to clean the food processor.
Pulverize the bread.
Empty into the mixing bowl.

Step 4: Mix It Up

Add an egg (out of the shell) into the mixing bowl.
Add the cheese to the mixing bowl.
Mix well.
When combined well, store in the refrigerator a while to meld and let the bread soak up any extra liquid.
Not doing so will allow the meatballs to fall apart easily.

Step 5: Prep Container

Put some non-stick spray in a 9x4 whatever baking pan like you use for bread.
Add the mixture and spread evenly though the pan.
Cover with tomato or pasta sauce. (mustard could be used also).

Step 6: Cook It.

Preheat oven to 350-375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Put pan in over and cook till the top is brown (about 30 - 35 minutes depending on your oven).
Safely remove from the oven. (Use baking mitts or equivalent)
Let cool just a bit. (overnight is even better).

Remove from pan and slice as needed.
Would not hurt to have extra sauce on the side.


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    7 years ago on Introduction

    I made this! I left out the onion and cheese, half filled the baking pan and laid rolled up processed cheese slices down the middle two end to end pushed into the meat mixture slightly, then two on top. Then I toped with the rest of the meat mixture. It's amazing hot and just as great cold in a sandwich with lots of ketchup. Will post pics when I make it again. Thank you for posting.


    Let it chill and then slice it thin. Put it in a sandwich with a little mayo and cheese, It rocks.


    10 years ago on Introduction

    My husband thinks this sounds delicious. I'll let you know if we try it!