Favorite "Pemmican" Recipe


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 Lean bacon1⁄2 Pound
 Day old white bread slice4
 Lean ground beef1 Pound
 Egg1 , slightly beaten
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Bay leaf1⁄4 , crushed
 Thyme1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Rosemary1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1299 Calories from Fat 448

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74.4%

Saturated Fat 15.6 g77.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 618.2 mg

Sodium 3525.7 mg146.9%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.4%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 148 g295.4%

Vitamin A 6.1% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 51%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Press the bacon and bread through a meat grinder.
Combine with the ground beef, egg and seasonings.
Mix well.
Pack into a lightly greased quart bowl or mold.
Cover with foil or heavy waxed paper.
Tie down tightly and steam on a rack in a covered pan for 3 to 4 hours.
Serve either hot or cold.
Especially good for sandwiches.