Ham with Spiced Cherry Sauce
Ham steak baked with a delicious and simple, homemade spiced cherry sauce.
1 (2-pound) fully-cooked ham steak
1 (16-ounce) can tart pie cherries
5 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar
2 tablespoons water
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 cup red wine
- Place ham steak in a baking dish.
- Drain canned cherries and reserve the syrup. Combine the cherry syrup in a saucepan with cornstarch, sugar, vinegar, water, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick and clear. Add red wine and the cherries.
- Pour cherry sauce over the ham steak and bake in a 350°F (175°C) oven for 45 minutes.
Makes 4 servings.