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Sauerkraut Ham Balls

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Category: Appetizers, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Ground fully cooked ham
  • 1 cn Sauerkraut, drained and
  • -chopped (16 oz.)
  • 1/4 c Finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 c Plus 2 tb. dry bread crumbs,
  • - divided
  • 1 pk Cream cheese (3-oz.),
  • - softened
  • 2 tb Chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tb Prepared mustard
  • 1/4 ts Garlic powder
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 c Milk
  • Oil for deep-frying


In a large bowl, combine ham, sauerkraut, onion and 2 tb. of the bread
crumbs. In another bowl, combine cream cheese, parsley, mustard, garlic
powder and pepper; stir into sauerkraut mixture. Chill for at least 1 hour
to overnight. Shape intp 3/4-in. balls; coat with flour. In a small bowl,
beat eggs and milk. Dip ham balls into the mixture. Then roll in the
remaining bread crumbs. Heat oil to 375 in a deep-fat fryer or electric
skillet; fry ham balls until golden brown. Drain. Yield: 60 appetizers.
Recipe can be made into larger balls and served as a main dish.

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