Savory Ham Loaf Recipe

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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.

The ham adds a wonderful taste to the meatloaf.

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.

ham loaf recipe

Savory Ham Loaf Recipe

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.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 394 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

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

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oven to 350°F.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake for 1 hour or a bit more if necessary to cook the pork and brown the loaves.

Notes

  • You can also replace the honey mustard with an equal amount of tomato sauce to top the meat loaf.

Nutrition

Calories: 394kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 28gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 117mgSodium: 1198mgPotassium: 431mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 114IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 82mgIron: 2mg
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Variations:

  • 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.

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