Lucy’s Ham Spread

Lucy's Ham Spread

Lucy’s Ham Spread
Tomato and processed cheese are used to flavor a popular old-fashioned ham spread. It uses a small amount of instant tapioca to achieve its firm texture.

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.

Place ham into a food processor and pulse several times to grind the meat to your desired texture.

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.

Combine melted cheese food mixture with ground ham in a large bowl; stir thoroughly.

Chill before serving.