Ham Balls in Barbecue Sauce

Buy ground ham in the supermarket or use leftover ham that has been finely diced or ground in a food processor.Serve this as an appetizer or pile over pasta for an easy dinner idea.



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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 mins
Related Categories: Pork
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Ingredients
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    2   
    eggs, beaten
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    1 1/2  cups 
    whole grain bread crumbs (2 slices)
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    1/2  cup 
    finely chopped onion (1 medium)
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    2   tablespoons 
    milk
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    1   teaspoon 
    dry mustard
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
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    12   ounces 
    ground cooked ham
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    12   ounces 
    ground pork or ground beef
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    1   cup 
    purchased barbecue sauce
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Directions
1.
In bowl combine eggs, bread crumbs, onion, milk, mustard, and pepper. Add ground ham and pork; mix well. Using about 13 cup mixture for each, shape in 12 balls. Place ham balls in lightly greased 2-quart rectangular baking dish. Pour barbecue sauce over meatballs.
2.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 45 minutes or until instant-read therm-ometer inserted into balls registers 160 degrees F. Makes 6 servings.
Tip
  • Serving Suggestion: If desired, served with fresh spinach and cooked pasta to complete the meal.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 330, Fat, total (g) 19, chol. (mg) 143, sat. fat (g) 7, carb. (g) 15, Monosaturated fat (g) 9, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 4, pro. (g) 24, vit. A (IU) 97.18, vit. C (mg) 5.9, Thiamin (mg) 0.61, Riboflavin (mg) 0.33, Niacin (mg) 4.34, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.41, Folate (g) 16.13, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.79, sodium (mg) 1193, Potassium (mg) 450, calcium (mg) 100.97, iron (mg) 2.7, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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