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Glazed Ham Loaf

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Ingredients
  Ground cooked ham 1 1⁄2 Pound (6 Cups)
  Carrots 2 Medium, grated (1 Cup)
  Soft bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 Slices)
  Mashed potato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , slightly beaten
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped to 1/2 cup
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Prepared mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Frozen concentrated orange juice 2 Tablespoon (From A 6-Ounce Can)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
For pineapple relish rings
  Sliced pineapple 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mixed pickling spices 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 400°.

MAKING
2. In a large bowl combine ham, carrots, bread crumbs, potato, eggs and parsley and toss lightly to mix.
3. In a small frying pan saute onion in butter or margarine just such that soft and stir in mustard, salt and pepper.
4. Add to ham mixture and mix lightly.
5. Into a 6-cup melon mold or loaf pan, 9x5x3, rinsed with cold water pack the mixture.
6. Then into a greased shallow baking pan turn out studding the top with whole cloves.
7. In a cup mix concentrated orange juice and honey and brush half over loaf.
8. Bake in hot oven for 20 minutes, then brush with remaining orange-honey mixture and bake 20 minutes longer such that richly glazed.
9. Into a small saucepan drain syrup from pineapple and stir in vinegar and spices.
10. In a small bowl, place pineapple and keep aside.
11. In the saucepan heat syrup to boiling and then simmer 5 minutes.
12. Strain over pineapple and chill.
13. Onto a heated serving platter lift ham loaf.

SERVING
14. To serve, drain pineapple slices well, roll edges in chopped parsley and arrange around ham loaf on platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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