GoettaSubmitted by: BROCKER
IntroductionClassic Cincinnatti German goodness! Classic Cincinnatti German goodness!
1/2 pound ground pork
1/2 pound ground beef
4 cups water
1 1/4 cups pinhead oatmeal (we used steel cut)
1 small (or 1/2 large) onion, sliced *
2 bay leaves, optional *
1 teaspoons salt
Pinch of pepper
Cover and let cook for 30 minutes, stirring often.
Add the meat, onion and bay leaves and mix well. There should be no chunks left- the meat should be evenly distributed among the oats.
Cook for another hour, stirring *often*.
Remove bay leaf and our into bread pans (size doesn't matter).
To serve: Slice the goetta and fry it until crispy or just until heated through. Goetta may be served with pancakes and eggs, on sandwiches or in place of meat at dinner.
This makes 32 servings. I use a 8x8 inch pan and slice it into 1/2 x 4 inch slices.
Tastes best when crispy with plenty of salt and pepper!
Number of Servings: 32
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BROCKER.
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this recipe looks great I just want to make a few suggestions. FIrst of all steel cut oats and pinhead oats are the same thing. I know this is a site for healthy recipes but if you use the leanest ground beef possible it will not turn out as good. Just a few suggestions. - 8/20/12
I haven't made this yet, but was so excited to see it here. I live in Ohio..moved here from Penna. I had Goetta for the first time for breakfast after attending a BNL concert in Cinnci. Thanks so much for sharing. I'm making it this weekend for sure and will report back. - 6/30/08