When you are invited to a Filipino gathering, chances are, you will have a slice or two of this Embutido dish. It is the Filipino version of the American meatloaf and is typically served at parties.
It is a savoury dish that’s honestly better than any ordinary meatloaf you have ever tried.
Authentic Embutido (Filipino Meatloaf)
If you are interested in tasting how a Filipino meatloaf tastes like, try making this embutido at home. This is very similar but it had a distinct flavour that'll surprise you.
- 2 pounds ground pork (minced pork)
- 2 medium eggs
- 2 medium eggs - hardboiled, sliced lengthwise into 6 wedges for each egg
- ½ cup bread crumbs
- ¾ cup raisins - chopped
- 1 medium carrot - finely chopped
- 1 medium red pepper (red capsicum) - chopped finely
- 1 medium green pepper (green capsicum) - chopped finely
- 1 small yellow onion - chopped finely
- 2 cloves garlic - chopped finely
- ½ cup cheddar cheese - grated
- 1 tablespoon parsley - chopped
- In a big bowl, combine all of the ingredients except the egg and sausage.
- Divide the mixture into 4 equal parts.
- The meat mixture is spread on a piece of aluminium foil about 15 inches long (just eyeball it).
- Spread on the foil, making about 8×8 square.
- In the middle line up sausage and eggs.
- Roll the sausage carefully to create a log.
- Wrap in foil.
- Repeat the steps with the remaining mixture.
- Steam or bake at 350 degrees for an hour.
- Serve warm or cold with ketchup.
Calories: 888kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 51gFat: 58gSaturated Fat: 22gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 24gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 341mgSodium: 486mgPotassium: 1180mgFiber: 4gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 4082IUVitamin C: 69mgCalcium: 207mgIron: 5mg
How did this recipe turn out for you?We’re eager to hear your thoughts!