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Goetta Recipe

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This recipe for Goetta, by , is from The Seigel Family Cookbook Project July 2009, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janet Stewart
Added: Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 pounds ground pork
8 cups water
2 1/2 cups pinhead oatmeal
2 large onions, chopped
1-4 bay leaves
3 teaspoons salt
pinch of pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Put water into pan, when boiling, add salt, pepper and oatmeal. Cook 2 hours, stirring often. Keep lid on while cooking over low heat. Add meat, onion, and bay leaves; mix well. Let cook one hour, stirring often. Pour into bread pans. When cool, place in refrigerator. When ready to use, slice the loaf of goetta and put into a pan in which there is a little hot bacon fat. Fry until well browned.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Pinhead oats are also called steelhead oats. They are seasonally available. I store mine in the freezer. If you are grinding your own pork, cook it first!

 

 

 

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