Savory Ham Loaf Recipe

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  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 60m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

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This delicious ham loaf recipe is a great way to use up any ham leftovers.

It is combined with ground fresh pork plus egg, milk and bread crumb in the traditional style of a meat loaf.

Ham Loaf Recipe



  • 3/4 pound smoked ham, ground
  • 1/4 pound fresh pork, ground
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped fine (optional)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup fine bread crumbs
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • honey mustard, to taste (optional)


Step 1

Heat the oven to 350°F.

Step 2

Grind the ham using a food processor or put it through a meat grinder. Mix the ground ham thoroughtly with the fresh ground pork, beaten egg, milk, bread crumbs and pepper. Shape the mixture into 2 smaller loaves or one large one and place them in a shallow baking pan.

Step 3

You may want to try smearing the tops of the loaves with a bit of honey mustard before baking (or hot mustard if you prefer). Not too much though, as it is a very strong flavor.

Step 4

Bake for 1 hour or a bit more if necessary to cook the pork and brown the loaves.


  • For individual ham loaves make the recipe as indicated above, but shape ham mixture into 4 tiny loaf pans and bake for 40 minutes.
  • Use Italian flavored bread crumbs for a bit of added taste.
  • If you really want to kick up the nutritional content, add more vegetables. Try adding finely chopped green or red pepper. They also add a bit of color. Corn kernels also work.

Recipes for leftover ham, or any leftovers for that matter, are always a hit with me because they take great tasting food and use it in a slightly different way.

It is a great way to keep your family from being bored with leftovers.

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