Grilled Meatloaf on a Cedar plank

Here is another guest article from my good friend the “Oshawa Ogre”:

Grilled Meatloaf on a Cedar plank!

Watching a YouTube video I saw someone make a meatloaf on the grill using a Cedar Plank, having never tried using a Cedar plank before I wanted to give it a try. I had also never tried coating meat with mash potatoes like that except for Sheppard's pie.


Grilled Meatloaf on a Cedar plank!2 lbs ground beef
2 lbs ground pork
4 tbs Worchester sauce
1 egg
1/3 cup milk
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp minced garlic
3 tbs BBQ sauce
Cedar plank
Parmesan mashed potatoes

Grilled Meatloaf on a Cedar plank!Preparation

Cook indirect at 350 for 30 minutes (on refection I should have cooked this a little longer). remove from the grill. Then cover with Parmesan cheese mashed potatoes sprinkled with paprika and parsley.

Place back on grill and cook for 2 1/2 more hours till the internal temp reaches 160 F. Rest for 10 minutes and dig in!

Having cooked this there are a couple of changes I would do for next time. For this recipe the loaf was too large and took too long to get the internal temp up to 160°F, which caused the mashed potatoes to get a little over cooked I would cut down to at least 1 1/2 lbs. of the pork and beef or maybe even just 1 lb. of each. Also I would add some shredded cheese to the center of the loaf.

Grilled Meatloaf on a Cedar plank!Remember folks with outdoor cooking it is a lot of trial and error, our mistakes today will make us better cooks tomorrow.

Wilfred Reinke aka OshawaOgre

Wow, another huge feast from the OshawaQgre! Thank my friend for sharing more of your grilling skills with us. If your interested in sharing your culinary Outdoor Cooking experiences here on Cooking-Outdoors, just send me an email and I'll get it published.