Grandma's Goetta

Grandma's Goetta
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Grandma's Goetta


1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground pork
8 cups water
2 1/2 cups of pinhead oatmeal
1 large onion, diced
4 large bay leaves
3 teaspoons salt
pinch of pepper


  1. Put water into pan and bring to boil. Add salt, pepper and oatmeal. Cook for 2 hours, stirring often. Keep lid on while cooking at low heat.
  2. Add meat, onion & bay leaves. Cook 1 hour, stirring often.
  3. Pour into bread pans. When it's cooled, store in the refrigerator. When served, cut a slice from the loaf, then fry in a pan with hot bacon fat until well browned.

    With the time you save freezing-and-eating, you can take your pre-made creations and use them in other recipes, saving yourself prep time.

This recipe appears in: Midwestern
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