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a recipe by
Marilyn Tucker
Cincinnati, OH

I don't know about you but I LOVE goetta. This is a real easy recipe and you can tweak it to suit you're taste buds. I usually add in about 1 tablespoon of cracked red pepper the last 30 minutes of cook time. This will also freeze if wrapped and sealed in an air tight container.

★★★★★ 1
serves Makes 2 loaf pans plus a bit more
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr

Ingredients For goetta

  • 1 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1 lb
    hot sausage
  • 8 c
  • 2 1/2 c
    pinhead oats
  • 1
    large onion, diced
  • 6
    bay leaves, dried
  • 6 to 8 clove
    garlic, grated
  • 3 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp
    rubbed sage

How To Make goetta

  • 1
    Put water into large pan (I use a roasting pan) bring to fast roiling boil. Add salt, pepper and oats.
  • 2
    Lower heat to low. Cook for 2 hours, stirring often, keeping lid on the pan.
  • 3
    Mix the ground chuck, hot sausage, onion, garlic, sage and bay leaves. Add to the oats and mix very well. Let cook an additional hour stirring often.
  • 4
    After it has cooked and thickened slightly, pour into loaf pans and cool. Place in the refrigerator and allow to cool completely. Will keep for several days.
  • 5
    When you are ready to cook some, slice into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices depending on how thick you like it. Fry it up in a cast iron skillet with bacon grease until well browned.

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