Learn How To Cook Embutido – Filipino Style Meatloaf

embutido ingredients

The Embutido Recipe is a Filipino Food Recipe that has Spanish and Portuguese influence in it. It is a dish that is commonly served during the holidays and special occasions. Filipino love this recipe for it is easy to prepare and tastes good for it is a fusion of Spanish and Filipino style of cooking. Embutido recipe is typically prepared with ground pork and sausages wrapped in a foil. There are two ways of cooking embutido; by steaming it and the other is by baking it in the oven. It only depends on you but I liked it baked in the oven. But if you don’t have an oven you can always steam the Embutido. It is all up to you.

In this page, I will teach you how to cook embutido by steaming it. This Embutido Recipe is a traditional Filipino Food Recipe that is known to all Filipinos and this embutido recipe came from my mom. Here are the things needed for your Embutido Recipe.

Embutido Recipe

Ingredients needed:

1/2 kilo ground pork
12 pcs Vienna Sausages or 6 pcs Hotdogs sliced lengthwise
2 hardboiled eggs sliced in quarters
1 cup grated cheese
¼ cup carrots – minced
Salt and Pepper
¼ cup sweet pickle relish
¼ cup sweet onions – minced
½ cup red bell pepper – minced
1 raw egg

Embutido Cooking Procedures:

In a large bowl, put in the ground pork. Break the egg and then mix it with the pork. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix it well until it’s evenly spread. Add in the minced carrots, sweet pickle relish, minced sweet onions, minced red bell pepper and the grated cheese. Mix it thoroughly until the ingredients are evenly combined.

Prepare the aluminium foil on the table about 10inches to 12 inches. Pour in the mixture of pork, carrots, bell pepper, pickles, and onions on the foil. Flatten it and spread evenly on the foil. Place the sausage slices or the hotdog slices and the eggs in the middle of the pork mixture. Arrange it evenly and alternately with the eggs. Roll the ground pork mixture until the eggs and sausages or hotdogs are fully covered. Then wrap the rolled ground pork with eggs and hotdogs or sausages in between with foil. Wrap it tightly securing each end of the foil wrap.

Prepare your steamer and then place the wrapped embutido in it. Steam the Embutido for about an hour. When steaming is done, remove the embutido from the steamer and place it in the refrigerator to cool. Once it’s cooled, unwrap the embutido and then slice it into rings and then serve. Enjoy your Filipino Style Meatloaf or the Filipino Embutido.