These very tasty meatballs are a great way to use up leftover ham. I love this dish with the bold blend of barbecue sauce and ham flavors. Ham balls in barbecue sauce is perfect served over linguine or buttered noodles.
Ham Balls in Barbecue Sauce
Prep: 20 minutes Bake: 45 minutes
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1-1/2 cups whole grain bread crumbs (2 slices)
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion (1 medium)
- 2 Tbsp. milk
- 1 tsp. dry mustard (optional)
- 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
- 12 oz. ground cooked ham
- 12 oz. ground pork or ground beef
- 1 cup favorite barbecue sauce
In bowl combine eggs, bread crumbs, onion, milk, mustard, and pepper.
Add ground ham and pork; mix well.
Using about 1/3 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 thermometer inserted into balls registers 160°F.
Makes 6 servings.
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Miss Jen says
Ummmm… doesn't this look yummy!!!
Love~ Miss Jen
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crochet lady says
That looks really good. You always have such great recipes on your blog.
Abounding Treasures says
Since I can't have much sodium, I think I'll try this recipe using lean ground beef … sounds yummy :o)
Walking on Sunshine... says
Sounds like a great dish to make for a church function or a nice fall evening!
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