Ham Slice with Pineapple-Orange Sauce Recipe
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Ham Slice with Pineapple-Orange Sauce Recipe

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A juicy ham slice is just as tasty as a whole ham, and it's easier and faster to prepare. Plus, topped with golden pineapple sauce, this dish is so elegant on the table.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 fully cooked ham slice (about 1 inch thick and 2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened sliced pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Dash ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 277 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 1544mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, brown ham in butter. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set juice aside. Place pineapple over ham; set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch, ginger, orange juice, vinegar and reserved pineapple juice. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Pour over ham and pineapple. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until ham is heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Ham Slice with Pineapple-Orange Sauce in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1997, p24

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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ntibbs User ID: 2991894 241838
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2016

"Made this tonight it was wonderful!"

cwhalen66 User ID: 7299408 48028
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"First tried this recipe from another site. It is excellent. Quick, easy and very tasteful. My husband loves it."

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