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Honey Dijon Ham

No recipe image available.Mustard and honey glaze this ham, which will make a mouthwatering centerpiece on your holiday table. When dinner is just a memory, simmer the ham bone with split peas or beans for a hearty supper.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 smoked ham, rump or shank portion
2/3 cup honey
1/3 cup Dijon-style mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
  2. Place ham in large shallow roasting pan. Bake until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part registers 125°F (approximately 50°C), about 1 1/4 hours. Remove from oven, trim off rind, leaving very thin layer all around. Score ham by cutting diamond shapes 1/4-inch deep into ham.
  3. Combine honey, mustard and cloves in a small bowl. Spoon honey mixture over ham, and into diamond cuts. Continue baking about 30 minutes, or until meat thermometer registers 140°F (60°C). Serve with additional warm glaze, if desired.

Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories 230 calories Protein 26 grams Fat 7 grams Sodium 2070 milligrams Cholesterol 75 milligrams Saturated Fat 1 grams Carbohydrates 18 grams.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.