Prettles

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This recipe is a low dutch version of scrapple, often made after butchering a hog. It was given to me by my exhusband's grandmother and was a family favorite for years.

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  • add   ground allspice
  • add   1 pork butt or fresh picnic roast
  • add   old-fashioned oatmeal
  • add   pepper
  • add   salt

Instructions

  1. Boil the meat until it falls off the bones, generally in a dutch oven on top of the stove.
  2. About 2 hours.
  3. Reserve cooking liquid.
  4. Remove meat from bones and grind, fat and all in meat grinder.
  5. Cook old fashioned oats in the cooking liquid, adding enough oats to make a texture like oatmeal.
  6. Mix ground meat with oatmeal mixture and add allspice, salt and pepper"to taste".
  7. I used a fair amount of allspice, 1-2T for a batch.
  8. Refrigerate or freeze in serving sized batches.
  9. Prepare by spoon frying, with a little butter or oil, until a browned coating forms.
  10. Eat for breakfast or on bread as a sandwich.