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Cranberry Ham Loaf

 Cranberry Ham Loaf
A cranberry sauce topping makes this easy-to-prepare ham loaf festive enough for a holiday meal. I find it’s a great way to use up leftover ham. —Ronald Heffner Pawleys Island, South Carolina
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 70 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground fully cooked ham
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the egg, milk, onions, green pepper and
  • bread crumbs. Crumble ham and sausage over mixture and mix well.
  • Pat into an ungreased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan (pan will be full).
  • Place on a baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 70-80
  • minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.
  • In a small saucepan, combine the cranberry sauce, water and corn
  • syrup. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5
  • minutes or until thickened. Remove ham loaf to a serving platter;
  • serve with cranberry sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 474 calories, 28 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 1,395 mg sodium,

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Cranberry Ham Loaf (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer