Dilly Ham Balls Recipe

Step 1

In a bowl, combine ham, cread crumbs, onions, 1 tb fresh dill (or 1 tsp. spoon dried), milk, egg, mustard and 1/4 tsp. pepper; mix well. Shape into 1-inch balls. In a large skillet, heat 1 tb. butter and 1 tb. oil. Brown ham balls, adding remaining butter and oil as needed. Remove ham balls to a serving dish; cover and keep warm. Pour ham drippings into a saucepan; blend in flour. Gradually add water and stir until smooth. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Add sour cream and remaining dill and pepper; heat through, but do not boil. Pour over the ham balls. Serve over noodles.

Things You'll Need

  • 1lb Ground, fully cooked ham
  • 1/2c Dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4c Finely chopped green onions
  • 3tb Finely chopped fresh dill,
  • - or 3 tsp. dried dill,
  • - divided
  • 1/4c Milk
  • 1 Egg, lightly beaten
  • 1ts Dijon mustard
  • 1/2ts Pepper, divided
  • 2tb Butter or margarine
  • 2tb Vegetable oil
  • 2tb All-purpose flour
  • 1c Water
  • 1c Sour cream (8-oz.)
  • Hot cooked noodles

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