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Old 12-02-2008, 10:41 PM   #21
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Make a gravy using low sodium beef broth and crumble the meatloaf into the gravy and serve over mashed potatoes. Sounds like a great comfort food to me. GB, kudos to your wife for spreading her cooking wings.

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Old 12-03-2008, 12:23 AM   #22
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In a sauce...over pasta.....No salt in either!


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sliced thinly on some fresh baked bread with unsalted butter and some English mustard.
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Old 12-03-2008, 05:56 AM   #24
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oh man, yt. i love meatloaf and mustard sandwiches like that. add some raw onion to mine.

gb, my first though was to add a starch, like potatoes or rice to cut the salt.

you could mash it with the flesh of baked potatoes, then stuff it back into the skins and make a double baked thing.

or chop it and mix with rice, then stuff it into green bell peppers.
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Old 12-03-2008, 08:55 AM   #25
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I would chop it up add some crush tomatoes and some cooked penne, or even elbow macaroni. when all heated throw on some cheese.

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Old 12-03-2008, 09:30 AM   #26
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I'd combine it with dairy in an effort to counteract the salt.

I'd probably chop it up and try to make it into beef stroganoff.

IMO you really can't use it as if it were regular ground beef because it's already too salty. It really won't leach out the salt into a sauce. It needs to be combined or counteracted.

Meatloaf and meatballs are hard to season properly because you can't really season by tasting unless you eat the raw meat.

You need a TnT recipe with accurate measurements.

Good for her for trying! The ATK mac and cheese recipe might be another one for her to try.
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Old 12-03-2008, 09:31 AM   #27
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Oooooooooo...stuffed peppers! Thats a keeper!
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Old 12-03-2008, 09:39 AM   #28
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So many good suggestions. I think Bucky has talked me into doing a twice baked sort of thing. I will (probably) bake some potatoes and chop up the meat and mix it all together with a little cheddar. I will then stuff the skins and bake them again. I will serve with a side of sting beans.

Thank you everyone for all the ideas. There was not a bad one in the bunch. Keep em coming as there might be enough meat for me to make two different dishes
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Old 12-03-2008, 10:00 AM   #29
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...Thank you everyone for all the ideas. There was not a bad one in the bunch. Keep em coming as there might be enough meat for me to make two different dishes

With all these good ideas, you may want to make another salty meatloaf to try them out.
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Old 12-03-2008, 10:10 AM   #30
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Make cheeseburgers using sliced meatloaf. All the junk on there and the bread will dilute the saltiness.

Obviously do not add salt:

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