CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Barbecued Ham BallsHam balls are a great way to use leftover Easter ham.
By: Herald Staff Reports,
Ham balls are a great way to use leftover Easter ham.
Barbecued Ham Balls
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1½ cups soft bread crumbs
½ cup finely chopped onion
2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons dry mustard, divided
¼ teaspoons ground black pepper
12 ounces ground cooked ham
12 ounces ground pork
¾ cup brown sugar
½ cup ketchup
2 tablespoons vinegar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 3-quart rectangular baking dish; set aside. In large bowl, combine eggs, bread crumbs, onion, milk, 1 teaspoon of dry mustard and pepper. Add ham and pork; mix well. Using about 1/3 cup of ham mixture for each ball, shape into 12 balls. Place in prepared baking dish. In small bowl, combine brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar and remaining teaspoon of dry mustard. Pour mixture over ham balls. Bake, uncovered, about 45 minutes, or until ham balls are done.
Yield: Serves 6.
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