Thanksgiving Mutt Loaf
Happy Thanksgiving, all! Today, is the day of all days where we consider what we are especially Thankful for. I would be lying if I said my three dogs didn’t at least top that list. So this year I decided I would do a little something special for them this holiday, I decided I would attempt a Mutt Loaf! Similar, yet vastly different, from the meal that I intend on having this afternoon.
1 lb of minced meat
1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese
5 eggs (2 beaten; 3 hard boiled)
1 cup of frozen peas
1 cup of finely chopped carrots
1/3 cup of tomato purée
1 cup of gluten free breadcrumbs
Step 1. Steam your carrots and peas and begin to hard boil 3 eggs.
Step 2. While your veggies are steaming- add your minced meat, bread crumbs, tomato purée, freshly chopped parsley, and 2 eggs to a large bowl and mix.
Step 3. Add in your steamed carrots and peas and continue to mix.
Step 4. This is where things behing to get a little more technical. First you want to get a pan and grease it. I used coconut oil to grease mine. The recipe also calls for a narrow tin pan, but I didn’t have one so I used a glass 8×10, and it worked great. Then, you’ll want to spoon in half of your mix, while simultaneously creating a dip through the middle. This is where your hard boiled eggs will lay.
Step 5. Add in your hard boiled eggs and top with Parmesan cheese.
Step 6. Use the remainder of your mix to top your loaf.
Step 7. Cover your loaf with tin foil and bake for 90 minutes at 375°.
Step 8. Once your loaf is done cooking, uncover and trim off any fatty edges. Then transfer entire loaf to onto a clean dish.
Step 10. Slice and serve! I love this recipe because it embodies all of the major food groups, and is perfect for a Pupsgiving