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Garlic-Roasted Ham

No recipe image available.Garlic lovers unite! Add more variety to the already savory, smoky flavor of ham. Serve with mashed sweet potatoes, buttered broccoli and seasonal fruit salad.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (3 to 4-pound) center-cut cooked ham
2 to 4 cloves garlic
1/3 cup molasses
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
  2. Peel and slice garlic.
  3. Using the tip of a paring knife, cut slits in ham roast. Insert garlic slices into slits.
  4. Stir together molasses and pepper in small bowl. Spread molasses mixture over ham. Wrap ham with heavy-duty foil.
  5. Place foil-wrapped ham in roasting pan. Roast for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until internal temperature as measured with a meat thermometer is 140°F (60°C).
  6. Serve warm or refrigerate until completely chilled. Slice for sandwiches or cube for salads or main dishes.

Makes 10 to 12 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.