Northern Kentucky Goetta


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 8 cups water
  • 3 cups steel-cut oats
  • 1 large onion, diced small
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper


  1. In a large pot, boil water and then add oats, salt and pepper, simmering for 2 hours.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 1 more hour.
  3. Discard bay leaves and pour mixture into 2 greased meatloaf pans and cool overnight to set up.
  4. Slice into ¾-inch slices and sear on a griddle or cast iron skillet on both sides. Enjoy!

Recipe provided by:
Chef Molly Costello, Otto's (Covington, KY)

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