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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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Bake:
45 mins 350°F
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Ham Balls in Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients
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

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.

From the Test Kitchen

Serving Suggestion:

If desired, served with fresh spinach and cooked pasta to complete the meal.

Nutrition Facts

(Ham Balls in Barbecue Sauce)
    Per serving:
  • 330 kcal cal.,
  • 19 g fat
  • (7 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 9 g monounsatured fat),
  • 143 mg chol.,
  • 1193 mg sodium,
  • 15 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 24 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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