Poyha (Native American Meatloaf)

Russ Myers

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@Beegee1947

This is a different kind of meatloaf recipe handed down by the Cherokee Indians. Modified for today's resources.


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Serves:

4-6 servings

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 C. cornmeal
1 onion, chopped
1/2 C. water
1 tsp. salt
1 lb. ground beef or ground venison
2 eggs
15-oz can whole kernel corn, drained
vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Measure the cornmeal and place in a small bowl. Add the water and stir to mix. Allow to stand. Brown the ground beef in a small amount of vegetable oil. When the meat is thoroughly cooked, add the corn and onion; cook 10 minutes. Add the salt, egg and cornmeal mixture. Stir well; cook 15 minutes. Put in a greased loaf pan and bake 30-45 minutes at 350 degrees in oven. Slice and serve with brown gravy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom