I like to use some almond flour/almond meal in my sauerkraut meatloaf.
Adding some mashed potato or cooked white rice might also help with the binding without imparting liquid to your loaf.
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I sort of wondered if I needed to saute the vegetables a bit before adding to the mix. It would guarantee everything is cooked when it's finished. I'll have to use my Ninja my food processor is still in storage. Hope it will work as well. Thanks
Originally Posted by Sandra in BC
Mashed potatoes is a new thought. The egg will do the binding but the potatoes might give it the texture I want.
Actually, sauerkraut meatloaf doesn't sound so bad. I was thinking about adding some sauteed cabbage as one of the vegetables anyway.
Originally Posted by Rasputina
Could anyone suggest what an internal temp. and oven temp. should be for a 1 1/2 meatloaf? I keep thinking 1/2 a chub of pork sausage is in it.
I like my meatloaf "just meatloaf" too but I'm trying to put together something I can warm up at work quickly.
Originally Posted by Crabbcakes
A trick I learned from a gyro meatloaf recipe is to puree onions in a food processor and then squeeze out the excess moisture with paper towels. That would probably work with the rest of your veggies if you wanted to go that route. Also, to make the dense gyro texture (if that's what you want--you can shave it thinly and then fry crispy in a pan, mmm) run the meat/onion mixture through the food processor until it's tacky, and then press it into a loaf pan as tightly as you can.
I have noticed with my food processor that onions give off a lot of moisture and can get mushy, squeezing out the excess moisture with paper towels would help the wetness problem.
Originally Posted by meeshar
Mainly I do it to cook the onions. I cant eat them raw, and sometimes in meatloaf they end up undercooked.
Originally Posted by Rosemary 231
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