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Ham with Apricots Recipe

Ham with Apricots Recipe

"A very good friend made this special main dish when I visited for dinner," writes Nancy King of Greenfield, Indiana. "I really like the spiced fruit glaze."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) apricot halves
  • 1 ham slice (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar

Directions

  • 1. Drain apricots, reserving 1 cup syrup; set aside. Cut apricots in half; set aside. Score edges of ham; place in a shallow 2-qt. microwave-safe dish.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, cornstarch and nutmeg; stir in vinegar and reserved syrup until smooth. Pour over ham. Cover and microwave at 70% power for 3-1/2 minutes. Turn ham; arrange apricots on top. Cover and microwave at 70% power for 6-8 minutes or until the sauce is thickened. Let stand for 2 minutes. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 225 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 979 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein.