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ham patties with sour cream

Recipe by
Lee Thayer
Nakhon Si Thammarat

This recipe is from a cookbook titled Casserole Cook Book by Better Homes & Gardens, printed in 1961. Great flavor, very welcome change from a pork or hamburger patty, the sour cream on top is a nice touch. These were well liked by the family and I. This is an excellent use of leftover ham.

yield 4 servings
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For ham patties with sour cream

  • 2 c
    ground ham
  • 1/2 c
    soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    spring onion, sliced
  • 1/3 c
  • 1
    egg, lightly beaten
  • dash
    black pepper
  • cooking oil, as needed
  • 1 c
    sour cream

How To Make ham patties with sour cream

  • 1
    Since this is a leftover dish, this assumes you have leftover ham. Go ahead and grind your preferred way, I use my electric grinder for this.
  • 2
    In a large mixing bowl, add all ingredients except the vegetable oil and sour cream.
  • 3
    Mix together.
  • 4
    Shape mixture into 4 patties and place on a plate, cover and place in the fridge to chill for 1-2 hours.
  • Ham Patties browning.
    When ready to cook, heat 1-2 tablespoons of oil in a non stick pan, when hot, add patties, working in batches if needed, and brown on both sides.
  • 6
    While the patties are browning, heat the sour cream in a small saucepan on low heat until just hot.
  • 7
    Serve patties topped with the heated sour cream as desired, and your favorite sides, enjoy.

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