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Raisin Sauce for Ham

 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. —Lavonne Hartel Williston, North Dakota
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

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

  • 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.