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Pulpeta - Cuban Meatloaf

     This Cuban recipe, called pulpeta, is akin to meatloaf but with some great flavors not found in the traditional American version. It also keeps from getting too dry by the long slow braise instead of being baked.  This recipe, by way of My Big Fat Cuban Family , is a great way to try this Cuban specialty.  1 lb. ground beef 1/2 lb. ground pork 2 small cans deviled ham 1 1/2 c. panko 1 egg, beaten 2 hard boiled eggs 1 1/2 tsp. Adobo seasoning 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1 tsp. hot paprika 1/2 tsp. oregano 1 onion, chopped 1/2 bell pepper, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 (8 oz. ) cans tomato sauce 1 small jar pimentos, diced 1 bay leaf 1 can sweet peas 1 c. chicken broth 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 1/4 c. olive oil Combine the ground beef, pork, cans of deviled ham, half a cup of panko, 1 raw egg, adobo, pepper, paprika, and oregano. Mix well to combine. Shape in to an oblong log. Shape two holes in the meatloaf and fill with the hard boiled eggs, shape the meat back over the eggs and s

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