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.
Embutido (Filipino Meatloaf)Print Recipe
- 2 pounds of ground pork
- 2 eggs
- 2 hardboiled eggs, sliced lengthwise into 6 wedges for each egg
- 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
- 3/4 cup of raisins, chopped
- 1 medium-sized carrot, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons of sweet and tangy pickle relish
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped finely
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped finely
- 1 small onion, chopped finely
- 2 cloves of garlic, chopped finely
- 1/2 cup of grated cheddar cheese
- 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley
- 1 can of Vienna sausage (or hotdog), cut in half lengthwise (optional)
- 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.