Ham Kabobs Recipe
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Trudy Gernert of Seymour, Indiana sends her version of kabobs that include lots of flavorful ingredients like tomatoes, pineapples, and sweet potatoes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 pound cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1-in. slices
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 medium green peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups pineapple chunks

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 281 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 1074mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.


  1. In a small bowl, combine vinegar and brown sugar. Pour half of the marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add ham and sausage. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  2. Place sweet potatoes and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes or until tender.
  3. Drain and discard marinade. On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread the ham, sausage, sweet potatoes, green peppers, onion, tomatoes and pineapple.
  4. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender, turning and basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Ham Kabobs in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p43

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