Pork Hardinera

lutong bahay - pork hardinera
Share & spread the love!


Pork Hardinera is that complex dish from Quezon province which is a fusion of meatloaf, Menudo, and Embutido.

It is a special occasion dish with a lot of ingredients — but well worth all the work! This recipe is cooked by steaming in a banana-leaf lined loaf pan, it is like the meatloaf, except that it has cubed pork rather than ground.

Pork Hardinera Recipe


  • 1  Kg Pork ( cubed and boiled)
  • 1/4 Chicken liver (cubed)
  • 1 pc Chorizo de bilbao (cubed)
  • 5 pcs. Hotdog (cubed)
  • 1 can Tomato sauce (small)
  • 1 can Pineapple tidbits
  • 1/2 cup Pickle Relish
  • 1 cup Grated Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 pc Onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Bread crumbs
  • 2 Eggs – uncooked, beaten
  • Margarine for greasing
  • Banana leaves
  • 1 Red Bell pepper, cut in strips)
  • 4 Eggs(hard boiled), sliced
  • 2 pcs Hotdog (sliced diagonally)

Cooking Procedures:

  1. Grease 2 loaf pans with margarine and line them with banana leaves.  Set aside.
  2. Saute the garlic and onion, then add the pork, chicken liver, chorizo and hotdog. Cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the tomato sauce, raisins, pineapple and pickles and bring to a boil, cook for about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in the breadcrumbs to thicken, divide into 2 (1 portion for each loaf pan).
  5. In each loaf pan, pour 1 beaten egg, and add the meat mixture.
  6. Steam for 40 minutes, and let it cool down before inverting on a serving platter.
  7. Remove the banana leaves and serve. (Recipes from https://www.filipino-food-recipes.com/pork-hardinera.html)
lutong bahay - pork hardinera
Pork Hardinera

Image Source: https://www.instagram.com/call_me_lester/


Looking for other Lutong Bahay Recipes to try on? Feel free to check out our ulam recipes, desserts recipes and snacks recipes.

Submit your Recipe

Some visual and written contents are copyrighted to their respective and considerate owners. We do not claim that these recipes or photos are proprietary to us. If this is yours and you would like it to be removed and not shared with others, please let us know by sending an email to contact @ lutongbahayrecipe.com, you may use our website contact form or by sending a message on our Facebook page. Read our disclaimer.

Share & spread the love!

About Lutong Bahay Recipe 738 Articles
Lutong Bahay Recipe is a website dedicated in introducing different dishes in the Filipino Cuisine to the world. We feature various recipes like meals and snacks, which you can cook right at your own home. In fact, the term “lutong-bahay or lutong bahay” translates to “Home cooked”, and the site aims to help you with that. Filipino, Asian or not, you’re welcome to browse through the site for the best and popular Filipino dishes. Get the recipes you want, so you and your companions could have a great time on the table.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.