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Hardinera

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Hardinera is a famous meatloaf dish that originated in Quezon Province. This is considered as a special dish and is often served only in special occasions such as town fiestas and other important gatherings.
Ingredients
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, diced
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Pork 1 Pound, diced
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sweet pickle relish 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Beef franks/Hotdogs 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon, ground
  Beef cube 1 Medium
  Pineapple chunks 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sweet pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs), roasted
  Liver spread 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Hard boiled eggs 2 Medium, sliced or wedged
  Egg 2 Medium
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a cooking pot heat oil and sauté garlic and onions.
2. Add pork and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
3. Put-in beef cube, water, and tomato sauce then bring to a boil. Simmer until the pork is tender and liquid completely evaporates. Set aside and let cool.

MAKING
4. In a large mixing bowl, combine cooked pork, salt, ground black pepper, beef franks, bread crumbs, liver spread, sweet pickle relish, pineapple chunks, raisins, and cheese.
5. Mix all the ingredients until everything is well incorporated.
6. Grease a llanera or a dish and arrange the sliced eggs and roasted sweet pepper.
7. Pour close to half of the beaten egg mixture and ensure that the eggs are well distributed on the llanera.
8. Scoop the pork mixture in to the llanera until it occupies at least 3/4 of the total volume.
9. Spread egg over the mixture.
9. Cover the whole llanera with aluminum foil.
10. Pour at least 6 cups of water in the steamer. Arrange the containers in the steamer and steam for 50 minutes.
11. Remove steamed mixture from the llanera.

SERVING
12. Serve either hot or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty, Smooth
Method: 
Steamed
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Pork
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Steamed Meat loaf

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