Baked Ham with Waldorf Sauce
The sauce that accompanies this baked ham has all the flavors of the famous Waldorf apple salad. Serve with a tossed green salad and glazed carrots.
4-pound fully-cooked smoked boneless ham
2 cups apple juice or apple cider
2 inches stick cinnamon
1/2 cup sliced celery
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 cup chopped apple
1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons raisins
1 tablespoon brown sugar
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon water
- Place ham on rack in shallow roasting pan. Bake in a 350°F (175°C) oven for about 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until meat thermometer registers 140°F (60°C).
- In a small saucepan combine apple juice and cinnamon stick; bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Remove cinnamon stick.
- In a skillet cook celery in butter until tender but not brown. Stir in apple juice, chopped apple, walnuts, raisins and brown sugar; cook over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes.
- Combine cornstarch and water; stir into the apple mixture. Cook and stir about 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Serve with ham.
Makes 16 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): Calories 149 calories Protein 16 grams Fat 6 grams Sodium 1080 milligrams Cholesterol 34 milligrams
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.