Cherry-Stuffed Ham

A chunky dried cherry sauce oozes into deep slits cut in the ham, providing a burst of flavor in every bite. A delicious main course recipe for Easter dinner or brunch.

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Makes:
10 servings
Prep:
35 mins
Bake:
2 hrs 10 mins 325°F
Stand:
15 mins
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Cherry-Stuffed Ham

Ingredients
1
cup dried tart cherries, chopped
1/2
cup cherry juice or orange juice
1
3 pound cooked boneless ham
1
18 ounce jar peach preserves
2
tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a small saucepan combine 12 cup of the dried cherries and the cherry juice; bring just to boiling. Remove from heat and let stand for 15 minutes. Drain cherries and discard juice.
  2. With a sharp knife cut three or four 1-12- to 2-inch-deep slits in ham, making cuts at a right angle to the direction ham will be sliced. Press in soaked cherries as each slit is made. Place ham on rack in shallow roasting pan. Cover with foil. Roast for 2 hours or until a meat thermometer registers 140 degrees F.
  3. With a spoon transfer peach preserves into a small bowl; with kitchen shears snip any large pieces of fruit. Add remaining dried cherries and lemon juice. Spoon 12 cup of the preserves mixture over ham. Bake, uncovered, for 10 minutes. In a small saucepan heat the remaining preserves mixture; pass with ham. Makes 10 to 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Cherry-Stuffed Ham)
    Per serving:
  • 413 kcal cal.,
  • 12 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 6 g monounsatured fat),
  • 78 mg chol.,
  • 1795 mg sodium,
  • 52 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 32 g sugar,
  • 23 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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