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Raisin Sauce for Ham Recipe

Raisin Sauce for Ham Recipe

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. —Lavonne Hartel Williston, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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 cups.

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.