This loaf is nice enough for the holidays, but we have it often for everyday meals, too, since it's so easy to prepare and easy on the pocketbook.—Linda Manley, Morgantown, West Virginia
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup crushed saltines (about 30 crackers)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 pounds ground fully cooked ham
- 1/2 pound ground pork
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1 can (8 ounces) sliced pineapple, drained, divided
- In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Crumble ham and pork over mixture and mix well. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, vinegar and mustard; pour into an ungreased 9x5-in. loaf pan. Arrange three pineapple slices in pan (refrigerate remaining pineapple for another use). Pat meat mixture into pan.
- Cover and bake at 325° for 1-1/2 hours. Uncover; bake 30 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 15 minutes. Invert onto a serving platter. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Pineapple Ham Loaf in Taste of Home October/November 2002, p12
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Reviewed Oct. 11, 2011
"not a fan of this recipe. I had never tried ham loaf before but after making this recipe it reminded me of SPAM. Will not be making again!"