If you are from the Philippines, then you know Embutido is a well-known dish around the holidays and special occasions. This Filipino style meatloaf will make everyone happy at the dinner table, so it doesn’t have to be served during holidays or special occasions.
This meatloaf will be loved by your entire family, as the hard-boiled eggs and sausages are an added bonus. You may need help with wrapping the embutido with aluminum foil, so keep your friends and/or family close when making this dish.
When serving this dish, you can serve it with sweet chili sauce or ketchup to tone down the spiciness of the dish. Check out the embutido recipe below!
- 1 lb. ground pork
- 1/2 cup finely chopped carrots
- 1 cup (6 slices) finely chopped (sweet or cooked) ham
- 3 tbsp. minced green bell pepper
- 3 tbsp. minced red bell pepper
- 1/3 cup sweet pickle relish
- 1/4 cup raisins
- 3 whole eggs
- 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
- Dash of liquid seasoning
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 1 tbsp. cornstarch
- Slices (wedges) of hard-cooked eggs
- Slices (wedges) of Vienna sausage
- Aluminum foil, 10″ x 12″ sizes
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Combine all the ingredients (except the eggs, sausage and aluminum foil) in a bowl and mix until well blended.
- Divide the mixture into 2 to 4 portions, depending on how many rolls you want to make.
- Place the sheets of aluminum foil on the counter.
- Spread and flatten the mixture onto the center of each foil.
- Divide the slices of hard-boiled eggs and Vienna sausages into the center of each mixture.
- Hold the foil onto your hand and roll until the ends of the mixture covers the eggs and sausages.
- Now roll the aluminum foil into a tightly packed log, about 1 to 2 inches in diameter, sealing on both ends.
- Repeat with the remaining pork mixture.
- Place the embutido on a wire rack in a baking pan that is half-filled with hot water.
- Cover the pan with aluminum foil and steam-bake in the middle of the oven for an hour.
- Remove the pan from the oven and let it cool.
- Once cool, remove the aluminum foil and slice the embutido into rings.
- Serve with your favorite catsup or sauces and refrigerate any uneaten embutido.