Cedar Planked Meatloaf Burger (Sandwich)

BallisticBBQ's picture

Oct. 15, 2012

A really easy and different way to cook this All American Classic! Meatloaf, formed into patties and then grilled on a cedar plank!


For meatloaf mix
White onion 1 Small , mince
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , mince
Kosher salt 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
Black pepper To Taste
Ketchup 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Canned diced tomatoes 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (((seasoned with basil, garlic, oregano)))
Breakfast sausage 12 Ounce
Ground hamburger 1 1/4 Pound
Eggs 2 Large , scrambled
Italian breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Parsley 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , finely chopped
For sandwich
Ciabatta bread 3 , cut into half



1. In a large mixing bowl, combine white onion, garlic, salt, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, tomatoes, sausage, hamburger, eggs, breadcrumb, and parsley. Mix well.

2. Pop it in refrigerator for an hour.

3. Roll mixture into patties, bigger or smaller depending on the size of your plank.

4. Place them on parchment paper.

5. Soak plank in water for about 2 hours.

6. Place plank smooth side down on grill. Preheat it on both sides.


7. Place patties on plank, cover it with lid and cook for 20 minutes or until temperature reaches 165 degree.

8. Open grill, and baste it with ketchup.

9. Remove patties from plank, flip and place them on grill.

10. Baste with ketchup on the other side. Flip and repeat. Remove patties from grill.

11. For sandwich, toast ciabatta bread on grill.

12. Place meatloaf patties on bread slice, cover it with the other half.


13. Serve meatloaf burger hot with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 801Calories from Fat 317

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g53.8%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2713 mg113.04%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 53 g106%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet