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Ham Balls And Macaroni Shells In Skillet

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Ingredients
  Cooked smoked ham 1 Pound
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 Medium, diced
  Canned pineapple chunks 20 Ounce, undrained (1 Can, 2 1/2 Cups)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shell macaroni 8 Ounce (3 Cups)
  Chopped canned pimientos 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Using meat grinder grind ham.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, mix thoroughly ham, bread crumbs, eggs, pepper, and parsley.
3) Divide the mixture to shape into 1 1/2-inch balls.
4) Let chill for 30 minutes.
5) In a 10-inch skillet melt butter.
6) Place ham balls and brown over low heat.
7) Take out the ham balls and keep aside the drippings.
8) Stir in green pepper to drippings and cook for 5 minutes.
9) Take out the pineapple and reserve syrup.
10) Pour pineapple liquid, water, vinegar, and salt and pepper to green pepper. Heat to boiling point.
11) Gently add macaroni and let the mixture boil.
12) Uncover and cook over low heat and stir in between.
13) Stir in balls, pimientos, and pineapple chunks. Heat on medium high stirring occasionally.

SERVING
14) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Ham
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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