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Ham with Vegetables Recipe

Ham with Vegetables Recipe

"There isn't a quicker complete meal than this one—it takes just minutes in the pressure cooker," confides Ernestine Beoughter of Lawrenceville, Illinois. "The ham and vegetables turn out tender and delicious. This has been a favorite for years, especially with tiny new potatoes and fresh-from-the-garden green beans."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 4 cups cut fresh green beans
  • 4 medium carrots, halved widthwise
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 fully cooked ham steak (about 1 pound)

Directions

  • 1. Place cooking rack in pressure cooker. Add the potatoes, beans, carrots, broth, onion and salt. Place ham over vegetables. Close cover securely; place pressure regulator on vent pipe.
  • 2. Bring cooker to full pressure over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high and cook for 4 minutes. (Pressure regulator should maintain a slow steady rocking motion; adjust heat if needed.) Immediately cool according to manufacturer's directions until pressure is completely reduced. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 291 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 1,021 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 14 g protein.