Meatloaf Patties ~ Festivus for the Rest of Us

Festivus Meatloaf Patties ~ Super quick way to get dinner on the table for this most cracked of holiday traditions.  Thanks to the TV show ~ Seinfeld ~ we have yet another holiday dinner to make.  For that famous episode, Mrs. Costanza made meatloaf.   My meatloaf version cuts out all that time consuming ~ baking, slicing and loaf pan washing.  Just save yourself the trouble and cook it up like you would a hamburger.  Somehow, taking shortcuts on this meal just seems so right...  :)

Today is the 23rd of December and it's the day to celebrate Festivus.  Since the original Seinfeld TV episode ~ The Strike ~ (the one that introduced us all to Festivus, this most particular of holidays) had meatloaf as the meal of honor, I decided I might as well trot out a quick and simple version of 'meatloaf' that I do.  I'm dubbing it my ~ 'Festivus for the Rest of Us' Meatloaf Patties.  If it's good enough to serve at Frank and Estelle's Festivus Celebration, than it's good enough for me to serve at mine!

Festivus Meatloaf Patties
makes 4 festive Festivus single-serving meatloaves

  • 1 pound lean ground hamburger
  • 1/3 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper, to taste

  • ketchup, gravy or BBQ sauce for topping your Festivus Meatloaf Patty ~ it's your call

In a medium bowl, mix the first 7 ingredients until well combined.  Divide meat into four lumps and form them into an oval or circle shape, as you see fit.  It's your Festivus Meatloaf Patty, do with it as you will.

Cook the Festivus Meatloaf Patties in a large nonstick skillet, over medium heat, until they are done to your liking.  It's better if you don't burn them.  Top with the condiment of your choice. (less chance for argument that way)  Serve with any sides that trip your trigger.

Happy Festivus for the Rest of Us!  Let the Airing of Grievances and the Feats of Strength begin...  NOT!   teehee


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