Red Currant-Glazed Ham Meatballs W/Dried Cherries

READY IN: 38mins
Recipe by Wildflour

I LOVE these, been making them for about 15 years now. A nice change from regular meatballs. Everyone really likes them. I usually serve these as an appy or even a side dish for parties, but I wouldn't see why it couldn't be made as a main dish, too! :)

Top Review by noway

Delicious! I loved the tartness of the cherries and the mustard currant sauce was a nice complement! Have 1/2 ham and 1/2 beef made these less salty than when I make hamballs out of 100% ground ham and I will use this mixture from now on instead. I used 1/3 c panko instead of a slice of bread, and it held together nicely. I used dijon mustard like a previous reviewer and agree that I would prefer that to yellow mustard. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In bowl, combine first 5 ingredients.
  2. Add next 2 ingredients and mix with hands.
  3. Shape into 1" balls.
  4. Bake in 13x9 pan and bake at 350º for 18-20 minutes.
  5. In small saucepan, melt jelly and mustard.
  6. Place meatballs into dish, pour sauce over, stir lightly to coat.
  7. Toothpick if desired for appetizers.
  8. Serve hot.

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