Grandpa Z's Christmas Eve Hamballs Recipe

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Servings: 8


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  • 1 pound lean pork, coarsely grnd
  • 1 pound lean ham, coarsely grnd
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 2 c. soft bread crumbs (white baker bread, broken up by hand, crusts and centers)
  • 1 c. lowfat milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Glaze: Bring to a full, rapid boil.
  2. Mix hamball ingredients together with hands. Form into 2 inch small egg size balls by squeezing tightly 4 times into shape. Place hamballs, side by side, in a glass/enamel baking dish. Pour the boiled glaze mix over the hamballs, covering each one by spoon if necessary. Cover loosely with foil (do not seal edges around pan).
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hrs. 45 min on first side; turn each hamball over. Spoon glaze over hamballs again. Bake 45 min on second side. During the last 30 min, remove foil and periodically spoon glaze mix over the hamballs. Serves 6-8 people, 6-10 hamballs/person. Traditionally served with German potato salad and baked beans.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 171g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 267  
Calories from Fat 68 25%
Total Fat 7.64g 10%
Saturated Fat 2.42g 10%
Trans Fat 0.01g  
Cholesterol 108mg 36%
Sodium 1161mg 48%
Potassium 498mg 14%
Total Carbs 21.59g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 4%
Sugars 3.94g 3%
Protein 26.85g 43%
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