Halloween Feet Loaf Recipe
Halloween Feet Loaf Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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If Bigfoot pays a visit this Halloween, treat him to a larger-than-life meal. This "feet loaf" tastes just like your favorite home-style meatloaf. It will have enormous appeal with believers and nonbelievers alike. —Susan Seymour, Valatie, New York
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 55 min.
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 55 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into 10 thin slices
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add carrot, onion, celery and green pepper; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly.
Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with foil; grease foil. Place bread crumbs in a large bowl. Stir in egg, milk, seasonings and carrot mixture. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into two feet with indentations for toes.
Transfer to prepared pan. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes. Position carrot slices on loaves for toenails. In a small bowl, mix ketchup and vinegar; brush half over meat loaf. Bake 20 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 160°. Brush with remaining mixture; bake 5 minutes longer. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Halloween Feet Loaf in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2016, p239

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into 10 thin slices
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add carrot, onion, celery and green pepper; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly.
  2. Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with foil; grease foil. Place bread crumbs in a large bowl. Stir in egg, milk, seasonings and carrot mixture. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into two feet with indentations for toes.
  3. Transfer to prepared pan. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes. Position carrot slices on loaves for toenails. In a small bowl, mix ketchup and vinegar; brush half over meat loaf. Bake 20 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 160°. Brush with remaining mixture; bake 5 minutes longer. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Halloween Feet Loaf in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2016, p239

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