Glazed Ham Balls Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Lightly packed parsley1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), stems removed
 Fully cooked ham1 Pound, cut into 1-inch cubes
 Boneless lean beef1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1-inch cubes
 Bread slice1 , torn
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dry mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Unsweetened pineapple juice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Maple syrup/Maple-flavored syrup1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Hot cooked rice4 Cup (64 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 652 Calories from Fat 84

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.4%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.3 mg

Sodium 161.9 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.6%

Sugars 30.3 g

Protein 41 g82.3%

Vitamin A 9.1% Vitamin C 46.3%

Calcium 8.3% Iron 22.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place steel blade in work bowl; add parsley.
Process with on/off turns till finely chopped.
Remove parsley; set aside.
Wipe bowl; reinsert steel blade.
Add half of the ham; process with on/off turns till chopped.
Remove and set aside.
Repeat with remaining ham.
Reinsert steel blade in work bowl; add beef cubes and torn bread.
Process with on/off turns till meat is chopped.
To meat in work bowl add chopped ham, milk, dry mustard, and half the parsley.
Process till well blended.
Shape mixture into twenty 1 1/2-inch meatballs.
Place in 8x8x2-inch baking dish.
Bake, uncovered, in 350° oven for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in small saucepan combine pineapple juice, maple syrup, cornstarch, and lemon juice.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly; pour over meatballs and bake 20 minutes longer.
Toss hot cooked rice with remaining parsley.
Arrange meatballs and sauce atop parslied rice on platter.