While the meat can't absorb much smoke, cooking a whole bologna low and slow transforms the outside into an incredibly crisp and smoky treat that added a lot of flavor and texture to the slab of bologna meat.
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- Yield:serves 10 to 12
- Active time: 15 minutes
- Total time:2 hours 15 minutes
Score entire bologna with a paring knife 1/2 an inch deep about every inch horizontally and vertically.
Brush bologna all over with mustard, and sprinkle with barbecue rub.
To make crispy smoked bologna sandwiches: Light one chimney full of charcoal. When all charcoal is lit and covered with gray ash, pour out and spread the coals evenly over entire surface of coal grate. Set cooking grate in place, cover grill and allow to preheat for 5 minutes. Clean and oil the grilling grate. Place bologna slices on grill and cook until browned and crisp on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a roll and top with mustard barbecue sauce.