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Baked Bloody Rats-Halloween Meatloaf

 
Baked Bloody Rats-Halloween Meatloaf
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How about having some baked "rats" made of ground beef at Halloween dinner, this will impress everybody!

Yield

8

servings

Prep

18

min

Cook

80

min

Ready

95

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

2 pounds beef
ground
½ each onions
chopped
1 large eggs
beaten
1 cup bread crumbs
dry
1.25 ounce seasoning mix
1 package
*
1 cup cheddar cheese
cubed
*
28 ounces spaghetti sauce
one large jar/can (tomato sauce works too)
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
1 ounce spaghetti
uncooked, broken into fourths
½ each carrots
cut into 1/8-inch thick slices, or as needed
2 tablespoon green peas
frozen, or as needed

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350℉ (180℃) F (175 degrees C).

In a large bowl, add the ground beef, onion, egg, bread crumbs, and meatloaf seasoning.

Use your hands to mix until well mixed.

Measure out ⅓ cupfuls of the meat mixture and mold around a cube of cheese like a meatball.

Shape into a point at one end and lengthen the body a bit by rolling between your hands.

Arrange your ''rat'' into a shallow baking dish, and continue with the remaining meat.

Insert pieces of uncooked spaghetti into the rounded end of the rats to make tails.

In a medium bowl, stir together the tomato sauce, sugar and Worcestershire sauce.

Pour over the rats in the dish and cover the dish with a lid or aluminum foil.

Bake for 45 minutes.

Uncover the dish and continue to bake for another 25 to 30 minutes, basting occasionally with the sauce to glaze the rats.

While the rats finish baking, heat the peas and carrots in a small bowl in the microwave for about 15 seconds.

Carefully transfer the rats to a serving platter so that their delicate tails don't fall off.

Press peas into the pointy end to make eyes, and insert carrot slices to make ears.

Spoon some of the tomato sauce around them and serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+2

about 7 years

This was easy to make and the kids loved it. Was nice to have something savory to serve as a Halloween dinner.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 284g (10.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 61240% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 240mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
Sugars g
Protein 71g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 8% Iron 27%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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