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  • Shooter38
    Former Member
    • Apr 2017
    • 41
    • Michigan

    Meat Loaf

    I've been wanting to cook a meat loaf on my Weber kettle grill for quite awhile but had never actually done it before. Today, I finally did it and the result was every bit as good as I hoped it would be and much better than I expected. I made a bacon weave and wrapped the ground chuck meat loaf with it. Then I put it in a disposable loaf pan that I had punctured several holes in the bottom to allow grease to drain. I put the lit coals and hickory chunks on one side of the grill with the loaf on the opposite side to cook with indirect heat. I also placed a drip pan under the loaf to catch the grease that drained out of the loaf pan so it wouldn't drip onto the bottom of the kettle. After an hour and a half at 375 degrees I took it off the grill. It looked great and tasted even better. I'm sorry I don't have pictures. My family couldn't wait to chow down on it and it was gone in record time. If you haven't cooked a meat loaf on your grill, I recommend that you give it a try. It won't be long before I'll do another one!
  • Notavegan
    Club Member
    • Jan 2017
    • 262
    • Westfield, MA
    • Chris Parrow
      Southwick, MA


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    #2
    Shooter, great idea for the holes in bottom of pan. Brilliant. I'm going to, and give you a nod when I do. TRanos for sharing that detail.

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    • RonB
      Club Member
      • Apr 2016
      • 13547
      • Near Richmond VA
      • Weber Performer Deluxe
        SNS
        Pizza insert
        Rotisserie
        Smokenator 1000
        Cookshack Smokette Elite
        2 Thermapens
        Chefalarm
        Dot
        lots of probes.
        CyberQ

      #3
      I normally do stuffed peppers on the grill. Maybe I should forget the peppers once.

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      • kmhfive
        Club Member
        • Mar 2017
        • 2988
        • Northern Illinois
        • Weber Kettle -- 22.5" (In-Service Date June 2015)
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          Home-brewer

        #4
        Great job!

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        • Spinaker
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          • Nov 2014
          • 10987
          • Land of Tonka
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          #5
          I won't do that....no, no, no I won't do that........


          J/K I love Meat Loaf

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          • NortheastAl
            NortheastAl commented
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            Best comfort food around.

          • Notavegan
            Notavegan commented
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            Spinaker, cut meatloaf slabs and immediately finish on a hot cast iron.... gravy, bread, mashed? ?

          • Spinaker
            Spinaker commented
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            That sounds amazing. I love a good meatloaf. Especially in the winter. Notavegan NortheastAl
        • Ernest
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 3423
          • Dallas, Texas
          • Pit Barrel Cooker AKA The Chicken Whisperer, WSM 14.5 AKA Smokey, WSM 22.5 AKA Big Worm, Weber Performer Platinum. KARUBECUE

          #6
          I grill my meatloaf on a flat sheet, not a loaf pan. Let it get that heat hit it.

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          • Willy
            Willy commented
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            I make a shallow, wide "cookie sheet" out of HD foil and poke a few holes in the bottom to aid with fat drainage.
        • Willy
          Charter Member
          • Apr 2015
          • 1919
          • High Desert of the Great Southwest

          #7
          Meatloaf. It just might be what's for dinner tonight.

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          • DWCowles
            Founding Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 9702
            • Smiths Grove, Ky
            • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

            #8
            Nothing like a smoked meatloaf

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            • Mikey C
              Former Member
              • Jan 2017
              • 64
              • Henderson,NV

              #9
              You know the rules, have to have pictures. Guess you'll have to make another.

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