Tenderloin Tuesday: Apricot-Glazed Ham

Apricot-Glazed Ham

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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Ingredients

5 pound fully cooked whole boneless ham
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cloves
2/3 cup apricot nectar
2 tablespoons lemon juice

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Cooking Directions

New USDA Guidelines
Place ham on rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, in a 325 degree F. oven for 1 1/4 hours or until meat thermometer registers 140 degrees F. (about 15-18 minutes per pound.)

For the glaze, in a small saucepan combine brown sugar, cornstarch, nutmeg and cloves. Stir in apricot nectar and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.

Brush ham with glaze. Continue baking 15-20 minutes more, brushing occasionally with glaze.

Serves 20


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Serving Suggestions

A simple glaze over ham makes for an easy special occasion meal. Serve with green bean casserole, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and fruit salad.


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Nutrition

Calories: 208 calories
Protein: 25 grams
Fat: 9 grams
Sodium: 1572 milligrams
Cholesterol: 64 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 3 grams
Carbohydrates: 6 grams
Fiber: 0 grams

Random Cooking Tip:

When you are in a hurry—turn to cuts that cook up quickly, such as chops, tenderloins and cutlets.

Recipe from: PorkBeInspired.com

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