Pronunciation: [em-boo-TEE-doh]

1. A popular Philippine meatloaf comprised of ground pork and/or chicken, various chopped vegetables and seasonings and almost always raisins and sweet pickles or pickle relish. Many recipes call for embutido to be topped with chorizo and hard boiled eggs. 2. In Spain and other Spanish-speaking cultures embutido refers to sausage, generally made of pork.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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