Ham Slice with Blueberry Sauce
Dress up an easy-to-cook ham slice with this simple blueberry sauce. Serve with roasted potatoes and green beans.
1 fully-cooked ham center slice, cut 1-inch thick, about 2 pounds
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/3 cup apricot preserves
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons dry red wine
4 teaspoons lemon juice
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
- Trim fat from edge of ham slice, if necessary. Place ham slice on rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes.
- Meanwhile, for the sauce, in a small saucepan combine water and cornstarch; stir in apricot preserves, brown sugar, wine, and lemon juice. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 5 to 6 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Stir in blueberries; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes more. To serve, spoon sauce atop ham.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories 214 calories Protein 19 grams Fat 7 grams Sodium 1281 milligrams Cholesterol 50 milligrams.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.