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Cherry-Crowned Ham Loaf

  Rye bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground ham 1 Pound
  Ground pork 1 Pound
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Snipped parsley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Canned pitted sour cherry 16 Ounce
  Cornstarch 4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Red food coloring 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Combine bread crumbs and milk in large bowl; add ham, pork, onion, parsley, mustard and eggs.
Mix well; pack into 1 1/2-quart round baking dish.
Bake for 1 hour at 325 to 350 degrees.
Drain cherries; reserve syrup.
Add enough water to syrup to measure 1 cup liquid.
Place liquid in saucepan; stir in corn- starch, sugar, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and clear; add cherries and food coloring.
Cook until heated through.
Pour drippings from baking dish.
Unmold ham loaf on platter.
Top with small amount of cherry sauce.
Serve with remaining sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2694 Calories from Fat 1204

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g205.6%

Saturated Fat 49.7 g248.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1000.8 mg333.6%

Sodium 1727.3 mg72%

Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.8%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36.2%

Sugars 96.4 g

Protein 199 g398.5%

Vitamin A 29.7% Vitamin C 53.8%

Calcium 42.9% Iron 89.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cherry-Crowned Ham Loaf Recipe