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Curried Ham and Fruit Recipe

Curried Ham and Fruit Recipe

This dish tastes as good as it looks! The curry and fruit go well with the ham, and we like to serve it over rice. With our three children, my husband and I enjoy country life on our hobby farm.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 slices fully cooked ham (1/2 inch thick and 4 to 6 ounces each)
  • 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) peach-orange nectar
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced peaches, drained and halved
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced pears, drained and halved
  • 10 maraschino cherries
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder

Directions

  • 1. Place ham in a single layer in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with nectar. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes, basting once.
  • 2. Combine fruits; spoon over ham. In a small bowl, combine butter, brown sugar and curry powder. Drop by spoonfuls over fruit. Bake 15-20 minutes longer, basting once. Yield: 4 servings.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer