Featured Image Description: Pork Embutido, a steamed Filipino meatloaf dish, plated on a leaf of romaine lettuce with blueberries.


Pork Embutido is a Filipino-style meatloaf made with pork, ham, egg and vegetables. This dish can be served every day, but can also be eaten for special occasions, such as Christmas. Enjoy!


2 lbs ground pork

2 medium carrot

1 medium onion

2 cloves garlic minced

1 red pepper

1 pack ham

2 egg

1 cup breadcrumbs

3 tablespoon soy sauce

2 tablespoon oyster

¼ cup ketchup

¼ cup sweet relish

1 cup cheddar cheese

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Combine the all ingredients in a large a bowl.
  2. Roll out 12” and cut aluminum foil.
  3. Place 1 cup of meat mixture at the edge of the foil and spread it out leaving 3” on either end.
  4. Roll the foil over the meat tightly and then take its end and twisted the foil until roll firm
  5. Prepare the steamer and steam the rolls for approximately 50-60 minutes.
  6. Remove the rolls, let them cool, then remove the foil and sauté the meat roll until it has a golden color.
  7. Slice the roll and serve.

Image Description: (LEFT) Pork Embutido, covered in shredded cheddar cheese. (RIGHT) Pork Embutidos, wrapped in aluminum foil. Images via: Tummy Fillers: Caterers & Balloon Decor.

Josie Caloma is a volunteer at BIST.