Sauerkraut Ham Balls Recipe

Step 1

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.

Step 2

Chill for at least 1 hour to overnight.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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.

Things You'll Need

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

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