Main Dishes

Best Ever Ham Loaf

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceBess Mealer (1992)
Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
2 hours
Total time
2 hours, 15 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 lb
ground ham
1⁄2 lb
ground pork
1
egg
1 c
pineapple juice
1 c
crushed cornflakes
1⁄2 c
brown sugar
1 T
dry mustard
1⁄2 c
vinegar

Instructions

Combine first five ingrediencts to make loaf, and form in baking pan. Combine remaining ingredients to make sauce. Baste loaf with sauce and cook in 325° oven for 2 hours. Just pour sauce over loaf and cook, occasionally basting.

Ham Loaf

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceCharles Rechel (1986)
Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour
Total time
1 hour, 5 minutes

Ingredients

1 lb
ground ham
1 lb
sausage
2
eggs
1 c
cracker crumbs
1 c
milk
1 t
dried mustard
1⁄4 t
pepper
1⁄3 c
brown sugar
1⁄4 c
vinegar

Instructions

Mix well. Bake at 350° for 1 hour.

Easy Ham Loaf

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceHeather Phalen (1983)
Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
35 minutes
Total time
50 minutes

Ingredients

2 T
butter
1 c
onion (chopped)
2 cn
chunk ham (6 3/4-oz cans)
1
egg (beaten)
1⁄2 c
dry seasoned bread crumbs
1 c
cheddar cheese (grated, sharp)

Instructions

Melt butter in small skillet over medium heat; add onion and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Flake ham chunks into large bowl. Stir in onion. Add beaten egg, bread crumbs and grated cheese. Mix well. Place mixture in lightly greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Pineapple Brunch Casserole

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceHeather Phalen (1997)
Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
35 minutes
Total time
50 minutes

Ingredients

1 cn
crushed pineapple (8-oz)
1 c
biscuit mix
1 c
milk
4
eggs (lightly beaten)
1 t
Dijon mustard
6 T
butter (melted)
1 pn
nutmeg
1⁄4 c
ham (cooked, diced)
1 c
cheddar cheese (shredded)

Instructions

Drain pineapple. Combine biscuit mix, milk, eggs, butter, mustard and nutmeg in a blender or with an electric mixer. Stir in ham, cheese and pineapple. Pour into a greased 9-inch pie pan. Bake in a 350° oven for 35 to 40 minutes.

Hash Brown & Ham Casserole

Summary

Yield
8 Servings
SourceMarty Prass (2003)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
45 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 5 minutes

Ingredients

12
eggs
1 cn
evaporated milk (12-oz)
 
salt (to taste)
 
pepper (to taste)
 
cayenne pepper (to taste)
1 pk
hash brown potatoes (not frozen)
2 c
cheddar cheese (shredded)
1
onion (large, chopped)
1
green pepper (medium, chopped)
1 c
ham (fully cooked, cubed)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°. In bowl, combine egg, evaporated milk, salt, pepper and cayenne. Whisk until blended. Stir in potatoes, cheese, onion, green pepper and ham. Mix well and pour into greased 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Bake, uncovered, for 45 to 50 minutes, or until knife comes out clean.

Mixed Noodles & Ham

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceHeather Phalen (1984)
Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
30 minutes
Total time
45 minutes

Ingredients

2 T
butter
1 clv
garlic
1 lb
mushrooms (fresh, sliced)
1 lb
ham (diced)
1 c
light cream
8 oz
egg noodles
8 oz
spinach noodles
1⁄2 c
Parmesan cheese

Instructions

Cook noodles in separate pans until tender but firm and drain (keep warm). Heat 2 tablespoons butter in deep frying pan. Add garlic and sauté until brown. Remove garlic. Add mushrooms and sauté for 10 minutes. Heat cream in double boiler. Turn noodles into a deep, heated bowl and toss together. Toss noodles with mushrooms, ham, cream and grated cheese.

Kinda Special Ham & Rice

Summary

Yield
2 Servings
SourceTerri McKeown (1994)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour, 5 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 25 minutes

Ingredients

2 T
butter (or margarine)
1⁄2 c
onion (minced)
1 c
mushrooms (sliced, fresh)
1⁄3 c
rice (long-grain, uncooked)
1⁄3 lb
ham (or turkey ham, cut into 1/4 to 1/2-inch cubes, about 1 c)
3⁄4 c
chicken stock
1 pn
saffron (if desired)
1⁄4 c
dry white wine
2 T
parsley (minced)
1 c
frozen peas (about 5 oz)
 
Salt and pepper (to taste)
1⁄4 c
Parmesan cheese (shredded, lightly packed)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°. Melt butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onion and mushrooms. Sauté until limp and translucent. Add rice. Sauté briefly. Stir in ham, chicken stock, saffron, if desired, white wine and parsley. Stir to blend. Bring to a full boil and pour into a 1-quart casserole. Cover and bake 30 minutes. While casserole is baking, thaw peas. Remove casserole from oven. Stir in peas and salt and pepper. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese evenly over top. Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes more. Makes 2 servings. This recipe can be doubled or tripled for more servings. I often make it and omit the saffron and white wine. Try adding a mixture of herbs such as oregano, garlic, basil and thyme. This dish is both delicious and quick!

Ham Tetrazzini

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceDaisy Harvey (1979)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour, 15 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 35 minutes

Ingredients

1⁄2 pk
Creamettes spaghetti (1-lb. box)
2 T
butter
1 pk
Green Giant sliced mushrooms, drained (4 1/2-oz. jar)
1
onion (medium, chopped)
1 cn
cream of potato soup (10 3/4-oz can)
1 c
milk (Borden's high protein low fat 2%)
1⁄4 t
garlic salt
1⁄2 t
Lawry's seasoned salt
1⁄8 t
pepper
1 1⁄2 c
cooked ham (up to 2 c, cubed, optionally chicken or tuna)
1⁄2 c
Parmesan cheese
3⁄4 c
frozen peas (up to 1 c)

Instructions

Cook spaghetti for 10 minutes as instructed on box; rinse with cold water and drain. In electric oven, sauté mushrooms and onion in butter. Add ham cubes and cook a little longer. Add soup, milk and seasonings. Simmer on low for 35 to 40 minutes. One-half hour before serving, add cooked spaghetti and Parmesan cheese. If mixture becomes too dry, add cooked spaghetti and Parmesan cheese. If mixture becomes too dry, a little more milk can be added. Mix thoroughly and keep on low heat. Serves 6 to 8.

Barbecued Ham

Summary

Yield
8 Servings
SourceAmy Aumiller (1980)
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
40 minutes
Total time
50 minutes

Ingredients

1 lb
pressed ham (chipped ham)
1⁄2 pk
chili sauce (bottle)
1⁄2 c
water
3 T
Worcestershire sauce
2 T
vinegar
 
brown sugar (a little)

Instructions

Mix together and bake in casserole dish at 325° for 40 minutes. Serve on hot buns. Serves 8 to 12.

Brunch Casserole

Summary

Yield
12 Servings
SourceDiana Scherer (1995)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour, 15 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 35 minutes

Ingredients

12 sli
bread (crusts removed)
1⁄2 lb
shaved ham
1 c
cheddar cheese
1⁄2 lb
mushrooms (sliced, fresh)
6
eggs
3 c
milk
1⁄2 t
salt
2 T
mustard
1 c
Croutons

Instructions

Place 6 bread slices in a buttered 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Layer ham, cheese and mushrooms on bread. Cover with remaining slices of bread. Combine eggs, milk and salt, beating well. Pour over bread and refrigerate overnight, covered. Top with croutons and dot with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

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