Manila Meat Loaf
|Chopped beef||1 Pound|
|Meat extract||2 Teaspoon|
|Monosodium glutamate||1 Teaspoon|
|Soft bread crumbs||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Pork shoulder||1⁄2 Pound, ground|
|Ham shoulder||1⁄2 Pound, ground|
|Grated swiss cheese||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped ripe olives||2 Tablespoon|
|Sweet pickles||2 Tablespoon|
|Hard-cooked eggs||3 , shelled|
|Canned tomato sauce||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Soy sauce||1 Teaspoon|
|Fresh lemon juice||2 Teaspoon|
|Onion||1 , sliced|
Mix together beef, meat extract, 1/2 teaspoon monosodium glutamate, and bread crumbs.
For the filling, toss together ham and pork, cheese, olives, pickles, raw egg, a pinch of monosodium glutamate, and salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste.
Oil a loaf pan well.
Make a layer of half of beef mixture, then cover with half of ham filling.
Press hard-cooked eggs halfway into meat, then cover with the balance of ham and, finally, the rest of beef.
Tap the pan smartly a few times, then invert over a greased shallow baking pan and turn out loaf.
Combine tomato sauce with soy sauce and lemon juice.
Pour into baking dish and add onion sliced into rings, pinch of sugar, and salt and pepper to taste.
Bake in preheated