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Rhubarb Sauce on Ham Balls

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Ingredients

SAUCE:
2 cups finely chopped fresh rhubarb or cancan use frozen
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
2-1/2 cups brown sugar
1 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
HAM BALLS:
1 pound ground ham
1 pound ground Italian sausage
1/2 cup pineapple juice
2 eggs
1/2 cup crushed fine corn flakes
1/4 cup chopped onion

Instructions

For sauce, in saucepan combine all of the sauce ingredients. Cook on low heat for 30 to 40 minutes or until thick. Stir often. Mix all ingredients for ham balls and make meatballs the size of walnuts. Put in 2-quart casserole dish sprayed non-stick spray. Pour rhubarb sauce over meat balls. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

Mary Schrock
Seaton



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