Apple-Topped Ham Steak
Sweet apples combine nicely with tangy mustard in this dish to create a luscious topping for skillet-fried ham steak. I especially like to serve this to guests in fall.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 boneless fully cooked ham steak (2 pounds)
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 3 cups apple juice
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 2 medium green apples, thinly sliced
- 2 medium red apples, thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage or 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, brown ham steak on both
- sides over medium heat; set aside and keep warm. In the same
- skillet, saute onion until tender. Stir in apple juice and mustard;
- bring to a boil. Add apples. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4
- minutes or until apples are tender. Combine cornstarch and water
- until smooth; stir into apple juice mixture. Bring to a boil; boil
- and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in sage and pepper. Return ham steak to
- the skillet; heat through. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounce serving (prepared with lean ham steak) equals 240 calories, 5 g fat (0 saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 1,474 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit.