Ham & Sweet Potato Packets Recipe
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Ham & Sweet Potato Packets Recipe

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I can my own peaches, so I love making this recipe, shares Janet Ernsbarger of Salina, Kansas. Add a simple salad for a delicious rounded out meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 individual boneless fully cooked ham steaks (5 ounces each)
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 canned peach halves
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Nutritional Facts

1 packet (prepared with reduced-fat butter) equals 437 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 1875 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 28 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place each ham steak on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 12 in. square). Layer with potato and peach halves. Sprinkle with brown sugar; dot with butter. Fold foil around mixture and seal tightly. Place on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake 30-35 minutes or until heated through and potato is tender. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Ham & Sweet Potato Packets in Cooking for 2 Summer 2009, p45

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 30, 2009

"This is fantastic for those nights you don't want to cook dinner. I sprinkled a little bit of cinnamon on the sweet potatoes. Fantastic!"

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