~ Saucy Ham Sandwiches - A Western PA Staple

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I grew up eating these sweet, tangy sandwiches. It's a staple in the Pittsburgh and surrounding areas. You can always count on these being served at parties, picnics, potlucks. It can be kept warm in a slow cooker as well. Not only are they yummy, they're also quick to whip together.

Enjoy!

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Serves:
10 - 12 sandwiches
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3 lb
thin sliced off the bone ham - chipped ham ( which is hard find, other than around here) or i've used virginia baked - chop into large pieces
1 stick
butter
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 tsp
garlic paste
2 c
ketchup
1/4 c
sweet baby rays barbecue sauce
1/4 - 1/2 c
water
1/3 c
rice or white vinegar
1/4 c
brown sugar - or to taste
2 - 3 tsp
mustard
2 1/2 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
hard
rolls for serving - or kaiser rolls

Step-By-Step

1In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt butter. Add onions and cook until tender. Add garlic and cook another minute.
2Stir in the ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar, water, barbecue sauce, mustard and Worcestershire sauce...combine well and simmer for 10 - 12 minutes.
3Stir in the ham and simmer another 10 - 12 minutes or until heated well throughout.
4Toast buns if desired. Add ham and we add thin sliced sweet onion. Sometimes we add some relish as well.

Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy