Spam recipes are created, of course, with the canned, processed pork luncheon meat made by the Hormel Company based in Austin, Minnesota.
You will be amazed at what you will learn about what you can do with Spam if you visit the Spam Museum in Austin MN.Spam varieties that you can buy online.
12 oz can SPAM, cubed
2 cups whipping cream
1 tbsp all-purpose flour
4-oz can diced green chiles
1 small onion chopped
1 small green pepper, chopped
1 small tomato, chopped
1/4 tsp garlic powder
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
8 7" flour tortillas
12-oz can SPAM, cut into 8 slices
8 slices rye bread
3 tbsp butter, softened
8-oz can sauerkraut
1 cup grated swiss cheese
1/4 cup Thousand Island dressing
Rinse and drain sauerkraut. Mix together sauerkraut, cheese and dressing. Spread 1/4 of the sauerkraut mixture on each of 4 unbuttered bread slices. Top each with 2 slices SPAM. Top with remaining slices of rye bread and butter the outrsides of the bread. Grill over medium heat in skillet or griddle until cheese melts and sandwiches are browned on both sides.
Makes 4 sandwichesSPAM: A Biography: The Amazing True Story of America's "Miracle Meat!"
2 slices Whole Wheat, French or Italian bread
2 slices Spam, 1/4 inch thick
1 thick slice of American cheese or other cheese of your choice
Sandwich spread (optional)
Lightly butter the bread on one side, and grill in a hot skillet until golden. Put on a serving plate toasted side up. Fry the Spam in butter, and place two slices, side by side on one slice of the bread. Top with cheese, cover with other piece of bread. Carefully return the assembled sandwich to the skillet and grill until both sides are golden. Serve warm.
2 slices sandwich-size French, Italian or sourdough bread
2 slices Spam
2 slices American cheese
Sandwich Spread, tomato slices, lettuce, sliced pickle, or other fillings of your choice
Spread bread with sandwich spread. Add Spam, cheese, and other toppings.
12-oz can SPAM, cubed
8-oz can bamboo shoots, drained
1 lg. carrot, sliced diagonally
6 green onions, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 small cucumber, cut in chunks
2 tbsp cooking oil
1 tsp soy sauce
3 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp catsup
3 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp ginger
1 tbsp cornstarch
2/3 cups water
Serve over rice or noodles.
1 1/2 lbs spaghetti
12-oz can SPAM, cubed
4 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cups grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
3 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp butter
12-oz can SPAM
6 medium new potatoes, peeled and sliced
16-oz can whole tomatoes, sliced
3 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4" slices
1 large onion, thinly sliced
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp basil
1/4 tsp pepper
1 or more cans of Spam (one-third to one-half can per serving).
1 can pineapple rings
1 jar pineapple preserves
Place (unsliced) Spam in a shallow baking pan or dish. With a sharp knife, score the Spam in a diamond pattern. Insert four to six whole cloves into top of Spam. Top each Spam "loaf" with a pineapple ring. Brush warm pineapple preserves over all.
Bake in a hot oven until the edges begin to brown. Remove the cloves before eating.
Spam is fully cooked, so just slice it and brown it a bit on the grill. Add a glaze of zesty barbecue sauce or other favorite glaze. Pineapple preserves with a little Tabasco mixed in is a tasty glaze.
Try Spam-kabobs. Skewer cubes of Spam alternating with chunks of veggies for grilling. Again, apply a glaze.
12-oz can SPAM, cut into 12 slices
8 new potatoes, sliced
2 cups carrots, sliced
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup beer
1/4 cup stone ground mustard
1/2 tsp celery seed
Combine brown sugar, beer, mustard, and celery seed in a bowl. Divide vegetables and SPAM into equal portions, arranging each portion on an 18 x 12" piece of foil.
Drizzle mustard sauce over each and fold up to form 5 x 4" packet and seal well.
Place foil packets over medium hot coals, grilling 45 to 50 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
1 can of Spam, regular or low-salt
1/4 cup diced white onion
1/4 cup diced sweet or dill pickle
1 large hard boiled egg, diced
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
Sandwich spread or salad Dsressing to taste
Chop or grind Spam to consistency of coarse hamburger. Mix with other ingredients using enough sandwich spread or salad dressing to consistency you desire. Chill thoroughly. Serve as a dip with chips or crackers or spread on bread Spam salad sandwiches.
By: Ardah, from Michigan
Ardah says: "My mother used to make this and was a favorite of mine."
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