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Pineapple-Glazed Baked Ham Loaf

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 1
  Catsup 2 Tablespoon
  Prepared mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Soft white bread crumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ground cooked ham 1 1⁄2 Pound (6 cups)
  Ground pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Ground veal 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
For the glaze:
  Canned sliced pineapple 8 1⁄2 Ounce (1 can)
  Light brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), firmly packed
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Maraschino cherries 8
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350F.

MAKING
2. In large bowl, beat combining milk, egg, catsup, mustard, salt and pepper until well blended.
3. Stir in bread crumbs and let it stand several minutes.
4. Mix well adding ham, pork, veal, onion and parsley.
5. In shallow baking pan, shape meat mixture into loaf about 11 inches long and 5 inches wide and bake uncovered, 30 minutes.
To make Glaze:
6. Drain juice from pineapple into small saucepan.
7. Add sugar, vinegar and ginger and bring to boiling, stirring.
8. Cut pineapple slices in half and add with cherries to boiling mixture.
9. Reduce heat, simmer for 5 minutes and remove from heat.
10. Remove ham loaf from oven and pour half of glaze, without fruit, over top.
11. Bake for about 30 minutes.
12. Arrange some of fruit on ham loaf and cover with remaining glaze.
13. Bake for 20 minutes longer.
14. With wide spatulas, remove ham loaf to warm platter and spoon glaze from pan over top.

SERVING
15. Serve with remaining fruit and, if desired, catsup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Glazed
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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