Meatloaf Cordon Bleu Florentine
2-1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
1 c. dry bread crumbs
1 c. milk
2 beaten eggs
1/2 c. diced onions
1 Tablespoon salt
1/2 Tablespoon black pepper
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
1/4 Tablespoon dry mustard
8 oz. smoked ham
6 oz. smoked Swiss cheese
2 - 3 bunches spinach, cleaned
Place ground beef in a large mixing bowl. Mix in by hand the bread crumbs, milk, eggs, onions, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, dry mustard.
On a large piece of parchment or waxed paper, pat out the meat mixture 1/2"" thick or thinner, to a flat shape of approximately 12"" x 18"". Layer ham, cheese, and spinach, leaving 1"" margin of meat. Take edge of paper closest to you and roll ""jelly roll fashion"" the long way. Pinch ends of roll to seal. Place in loaf pan or casserole dish.
Smoke-cook at 225°F for 1 hour, 45 minutes with apple wood.
Remove from smoker and pour 3/4 cup of Cookshack Spicy Barbecue Sauce over top. Let set 10 minutes before slicing.
Yield: 8 - 10 oz. servings