Embutido Recipe

Embutido is a type of meatloaf prepared Filipino style. Though a well known dish for the holidays, Embutido can be enjoyed everyday without any hassle. Several meat processing companies now produce this meatloaf for commercial purposes; all you have to do is grab one from your favorite grocery store.For those of you who want to enjoy the naturally prepared Embutido, this is the recipe to go for.

My version (or should I say my Mom’s :) ) focuses more on giving this dish the wonderful taste and aroma that can’t be found in commercialized Embutido. You can serve this as a cold cut or you can even fry it after steaming. Do whatever you want but don’t forget to put the Banana Catsup on the side. I like to eat Embutido either warm or cold. I eat this as n appetizer (cold cut) when cold, while I treat this as a main dish eaten with white rice when warm. If you are still intimidated to make this yourself, you should try watching the video for you to see how you can easily prepare this just by yourself. I am sure that you can successfully prepare this delicious embutido on your first attempt.

In terms of storage, you can freeze embutido and it will last for a month. Make sure that you thaw it by exposing in room temperature for a couple of hours; do not microwave as it will react with the aluminum foil.

Try this delicious Embutido recipe and let me know what you think.

Embutido Recipe

Embutido Recipe


  • 2 lbs ground pork
  • 12 pcs vienna sausage or 6 pcs hotdogs, cut in half lengthwise
  • 3 pcs hard boiled eggs, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 pcs raw eggs
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, minced
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, minced
  • 1 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup carrots, minced
  • 1 cup onion, minced
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups bread crumbs (made by placing 4 slices of tasty bread in a food processor. If not using any food processor, just tear the bread.)

Cooking Procedure

  1. Place the ground pork in a large container
  2. Add the bread crumbs then break the raw eggs and add it in. Mix well
  3. Put-in the carrots, bell pepper (red and green), onion, pickle relish, and cheddar cheese. Mix thouroughly
  4. Add the raisins, tomato sauce, salt, and pepper then mix well.
  5. Place the meat mixture in an aluminum foil and flatten it. (see video for guidance)
  6. Put in the sliced vienna sausage and sliced boiled eggs alternately on the middle of the flat meat mixture.
  7. Roll the foil to form a cylinderlocking the sausage and egg in the middle if the meat mixture. Once done, lock the edges of the foil.
  8. Place in a steamer and let cook for 1 hour.
  9. Place inside the refrigerator until temperature turns cold
  10. Slice and serve. Share and Enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 6


Watch the cooking video:

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  1. thanks for this recipe. I am about to go shopping for ingredients…i ‘m excited to cook it myself.. hopefully same taste as yours..

  2. Cecille says:

    My first attempt was perfect! Instead of using pork, I made use of chicken. Sobrang sarap! My husband loved it. Bilib din sakin mga officemates ko. Ang sarap ko daw mgluto. Hehehe. Thanks for all your recipe. More power po! :)

  3. Tried this as one of our New Year’s dish but made it 1 night before using ground chicken, awa ng Dios out of 10 na nagawa ko 2 nalang natitira. My Partner who is French-Persian and mixed Nationality friends, really enjoyed it! Later I’m trying the beef calderata naman out from your recipe. You are amazing Panlasang Pinoy.. Please continue to be a Blessing to others. More Power!

  4. Hello,

    Na try ko itong recipe at sobrang sarap haha. Pero bkt yng luto ko mejo na dudurog yng embotido pag hinihiwa :(. Baka kulang sa bread crumbs? Nonetheless msrap tlga hehe.

  5. Hi, I wanted my kids to try this and ur morcon recipe. But my son is allergic to egg (and nuts) so what can I use as a subs for egg? if there is any…..thanks

  6. Judy Eseque says:

    hi! thanks for this recipe. i’ve cooked it for the first time. and so proud with the outcome. taste just great. thank you so much.

  7. kuya gup pm po kuya ask ko lng pno po b tamang pgslice ng embotido?tatanggalin po b mna sa foil bgo i-slice o deretcho ng islice ng my foil? ska bkt po un iba fna fry po nla embutido bgo iserve?

  8. Ferma Lee says:

    wowwwwwwwwwwwww galing galing naman..thank you po..I really learned a lot po…

  9. maria lusyl t. rivera says:

    thanks for sharing your embutido recipe. my family and friends,here in Dublin, Ireland, really loved it. more power to panlasang pinoy!!!

  10. thanks for this recipe..lami kaayo.

  11. My 2nd time to do this recipe. The first time was a hit.My friends and family so much love it. Really superb food and so easy to follow recipe. My husband’s a British cheff and he’s really impressed with the taste of this and some of the recipes here in Panlasang Pinoy. Thank you so much po Kuya and more power. You’d help a lot of people that doesn’t know how to cook like me. hehe!!
    Everyone out there TRY THIS and you won’t REGRET!!!!

  12. This should be fine with ground chicken.

  13. thank you for all of the recepies it helps alot…

  14. Hello kuya…

    Ive tried this recipe 2 weeks ago and bang!!!super ganda ng feedback but i added some secret ingredients to make it more tasty….

    More power to panlasang pinoy!!!thanks for this recipe…everybody wants to have a taste of embotido…

  15. thank you for posting this recipe of embutido,i been looking forward to fix this one here in georgia cause i been craving this food from my aunt in the phillipines, now that i found this in your website im looking for my frre time to do this. thank oyu once again for the panlasang pinoy. keep up the good work.

  16. Rain Avanzado says:

    Tried the embutido and my dad and mom love it! Thanks and happy cooking! :)

  17. hi…! ask ko lang po if u know how to bake brownies…like nung sa goldilocks po.. :) thanks!

  18. hi! i tried tweaking the recipe a bit. i used tomato catsup instead of tomato sauce then instead of grated cheese, i used cream cheese spread (tamad na ako mag-grate!). the results are just as good!

  19. Hi kuya, thanks so much for all the recipes. It helps a lot to all the Filipinos abroad. We miss our very own food so we feel at home whenever we tried your recipes. The best foods so far. More power.

  20. ruzzlori says:

    i just had a party at home and everybody said the food was awesome! thank you so much kuya! i cooked chicken afritada, embotido lumpiang sariwa, caldereta, buko pie, and egg pie. They said it seems like they’ve eaten in a restaurant!

  21. angelina mata says:

    hi Kuya!im very thankful for sharing the recipe of embutido.So yummy!excellent!
    more power & regards!

  22. weena tambanillo says:

    Hi Kuya, i’d like to ask pala,the taste of my embutido is perfect pero every time i sliced it,nagkawatak watak sya even if it stayed in the ref for hours.what could be wrong?the way i sliced it or wrap it? thanks so much!

  23. weena tambanillo says:

    Hello,thank you so much for the recipe.I tried cooking it and it was a success! My husband keep on asking for more.He can’t just stop eating!More power and God bless!

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