Raisin Sauce for Ham
The raisins cook up plump and soft in this savory golden sauce that will dress up ham for Easter dinner or anytime. A tart hint of lemon balances the fruit's sweetness. You can mix up this delicious accompaniment in minutes.
Williston, North Dakota
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
- 2 tablespoons butter
- In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, cornstarch and mustard. Stir in
- the water, raisins, vinegar, lemon juice and peel until blended.
- Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
- Stir in butter until melted. Serve warm over sliced ham. Yield: 2
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 114 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 36 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.