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.

Ham Balls in Barbecue Sauce
20 mins
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  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups whole grain bread crumbs (2 slices)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 ounces ground cooked ham
  • 12 ounces ground pork or ground beef
  • 1 cup purchased barbecue sauce
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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.
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.


  • 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, Monounsaturated fat (g) 9, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 4, pro. (g) 24, vit. A (IU) 97.18, vit. C (mg) 5.91, 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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