Emeril's Dish for Diane: Spicy Meatloaf Poboys
Emeril's Special Meatloaf Sandwich for Diane Sawyer
Emeril came up with a special spicy meatloaf for Diane and he is serving it up New Orleans style. You will want to make this spicy meatloaf poboy with spicy mayonnaise.
Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F.
In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, Essence, hot sauce, cayenne and garlic and stir to blend.
Cut the poboy bread in half lengthwise and place cut sides down on a baking sheet (if using buns, separate the halves and place cut sides down on a baking sheet). Place the bread in the oven until just warmed through and lightly toasted, 3 to 4 minutes. (The bread should still be soft.) Remove the just-warmed bread from the oven and change the oven setting to broil. Position a rack as close as possible to the broiler.
Spread both cut sides of each sandwich liberally with some of the mayonnaise. Divide the sliced meatloaf evenly among one side of each sandwich, cutting to fit the bread, and then top each of the meatloaf sides as well as the "unfilled" sides of all the sandwiches with one slice of cheese. Place on the baking sheet and broil until cheese is melted and bubbly, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the oven and dress each sandwich with lettuce, tomato slices, pickles or pickled peppers, as desired. Place sandwich halves together and serve immediately.
Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, courtesy MSLO, Inc.