Glazed Ham with Sweet Potatoes

This skillet dinner is a delicious example of how ham and sweet potatoes are made for each other. Start with fresh sweet potatoes or save time by choosing canned potatoes.


Glazed Ham with Sweet Potatoes

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1  18  ounce 
    can vacuum-pack sweet potatoes, drained, or two medium sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced (12 to 14 ounces total)
  • 12   
    pearl onions, peeled, or 12 frozen small whole onions, or 3 medium onions, cut into wedges
  • 3/4  cup 
    orange juice
  • 2   tablespoons 
    honey
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cold water
  • 2   teaspoons 
    cornstarch
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    finely shredded orange peel
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground allspice
  • 3/4  pound 
    fully cooked ham slice, trimmed of separable fat
Directions
1.
In a large skillet combine fresh sweet potatoes, if using, onions, and orange juice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are just tender.
2.
Stir together honey, water, cornstarch, orange peel, and allspice; add to skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Add canned sweet potatoes, if using, to skillet.
3.
Carefully lay ham slice over vegetables in skillet. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until ham is heated through. Place ham on platter; spoon vegetables and sauce over ham. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 279, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 45, carb. (g) 39, pro. (g) 20, sodium (mg) 1038, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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