Lucy's Ham Spread

Lucy's Ham Spread

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Barb Klein 0

"This is one of my favorite recipes. My Mom, Lucy Wahnsiedler, used to make this when I was a kid. I love the flavor of the spread, and it is marvelous for making sandwiches or for spreading on crackers. It is simply delicious!"
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1 h 35 m servings 357 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings



  • Calories:
  • 357 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 26.3 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 24.3 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 80 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 1784 mg
  • 71%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place ham into a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and boil ham gently for 15 minutes. Drain and allow ham to cool.
  2. Place ham into a food processor and pulse several times to grind the meat to your desired texture.
  3. Stir tomato sauce, tapioca, ketchup, mustard, vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce in a large saucepan over low heat; melt cheese food in the tomato sauce mixture and stir all ingredients smoothly together. Do not allow to simmer.
  4. Combine melted cheese food mixture with ground ham in a large bowl; stir thoroughly. Chill before serving.


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Delicious spread! Halved the recipe, just to check if I'd like it. Well, it's a keeper. Thanks for sharing.

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