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Glazed Ham with Blackberry Sauce

ham-blackberry-sauce RecipeLeigh Beisch

Ingredients

  • Ham:
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup seedless blackberry jam
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (8- to 9-pound) smoked, bone-in ham shank, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • Sauce:
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup seedless blackberry jam
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. To prepare ham, combine 2 tablespoons mustard, sugar, 2/3 cup jam, and pepper in a small bowl; spread half of jam mixture over ham. Place ham on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; insert a thermometer into thickest portion of ham. Bake at 350° for 2 1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 160°, basting with remaining jam mixture occasionally.

3. To prepare the sauce, combine the cider and wine in a small saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Stir in 1 cup jam and 1 tablespoon mustard. Reduce heat to low, and cook until jam dissolves, stirring frequently. Remove from heat, and stir in juice. Serve with ham.

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  • Yield: 16 servings plus leftovers (serving size: about 4 ounces ham and 3 tablespoons sauce).

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:337
Fat per serving:12g
Saturated fat per serving:4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:1g
Protein per serving:31g
Carbohydrates per serving:25g
Fiber per serving:0.0g
Cholesterol per serving:100mg
Iron per serving:1mg
Sodium per serving:143mg
Calcium per serving:14mg

Good to Know

Make the perfect glaze using the spiciness of the Dijon mustard to complement the tartness of the blackberry jam. This tasty main course has one-tenth the sodium of a traditional cured ham.

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