Dutch Slavinken

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Servings: 6
PREP
15 mins
COOK
12 mins
READY IN
27 mins
Ingredients
  • SLAVINKEN
  • 2 slices black bread or 2 slices white bread
  • 1⁄4 cup milk or 1⁄4 cup flat beer
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • salt and pepper
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 6 slices thin bacon
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • MILK GRAVY
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • pan dripping, from slavinken
  • 1⁄2 cup milk
  • 1⁄4 cup light cream
  • parsley
Directions
  • FOR THE SLAVINKEN: Crumble bread, pour milk or beer on top and let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Squeeze bread to remove excess liquid, if any.
  • Place in a bowl.
  • Add ground pork, salt, pepper, nutmeg, allspice and onion.
  • Knead mixture until well blended.
  • Form into 6 cylinders and wrap a slice of bacon around each one.
  • Secure with a wooden pick.
  • Melt butter in a cast-iron frying pan.
  • Fry the slavinken over medium heat, 6 minutes on each side.
  • Remove to a hot platter as they become cooked, and keep warm.
  • Serves 6.
  • FOR THE MILK GRAVY: Stir flour into the remaining fat in the pan used to make the slavinken and cook over medium heat until it becomes a caramel colour.
  • Add milk and light cream.
  • Stir until creamy.
  • Add parsley and season to taste.
  • Pour over meat or serve separately.
 

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