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Ham with Sweet Pineapple Sauce Recipe

Ham with Sweet Pineapple Sauce Recipe

My mom always finds ways to make good foods taste even more special. A great example is this ham served with a sweet pineapple sauce. A simple mixture of basic ingredients results in a mouthwatering main dish. -Debra Falkiner, St. Charles, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours YIELD:16-24 servings


  • 1 boneless fully cooked ham (4 to 6 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup water, divided
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons ketchup
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1-1/2 cups undrained crushed pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch


  • 1. Place ham on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake at 325° for 1-1/4 to 2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 140° and ham is heated through.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine 1/4 cup water, brown sugar, soy sauce, ketchup, mustard and pineapple. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Combine cornstarch and remaining water until smooth; stir into pineapple sauce. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with the ham. Yield: 16-24 servings (3 cups sauce).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 133 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 857 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 14 g protein.

Reviews for Ham with Sweet Pineapple Sauce

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Reviewed Dec. 15, 2015

"Excellent! Made it exactly as written. Will use this recipe again!"

Reviewed Dec. 20, 2012

"Excellent sauce to serve with ham. Wouldn't change a thing."

Reviewed Nov. 24, 2009

"I have been using this recipe for the Pineapple Sauce for a number of years now. It is sweet and savory and ham just isn't the same without it."

Reviewed Apr. 19, 2009

"This was so good and tasty, the leftover sauce were given to a friend so they could prepare easter dinner with the same sauce."

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