Stuffed Spiral Ham

Sure you've stuffed chicken and turkeys, but have you ever stuffed a full ham? Now's the time! Sliced citrus, garlic, and fresh herbs steam in flavor as the spiral sliced ham bakes.

Stuffed Spiral Ham on serving plate oranges greenery
Photo: Jacob Fox
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs


  • 1 8-10 pound spiral-sliced ham

  • ½ orange, thinly sliced

  • 4 cloves garlic, slivered

  • 6 sprigs fresh rosemary and/or thyme, cut up

  • 1 recipe Desired ham glaze


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a shallow roasting pan with foil. Between the slices of one 8- to 10-lb. spiral-sliced ham insert half of a thinly sliced orange; four garlic cloves, slivered; and sprigs of fresh rosemary and/or thyme all the way arount the ham. Transfer ham, flat side down, to prepared pan. Cover with foil.

  2. Bake 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until browned and heated through (140°F). For the last 45 minutes of cooking, uncover and spoon desired glaze (see recipes) over ham. Transfer to a platter using two large, wide spatulas. Makes 16 servings.

Fall Stuffed Ham:

Omit orange and use 1 apple, cored, halved, and thinly sliced, and 1 pear, cored, halved, and thinly sliced.

Ham Glazes

1. Spiced Pepper Glaze: a. 1. In a small bowl stir together 3/4 cup red jalapeno pepper jelly and 1 1/2 teaspoons five spice powder.

2. Cranberry-BBQ Glaze: a. 2. In a small bowl stir together 1/2 cup jellied cranberry sauce, 1/2 cup bottled barbecue sauce, and 2 tablespoons honey.

3. Orange-Bourbon Glaze: a. 3. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup orange marmalade or peach preserves, 1/2 cup stone ground mustard, and 2 tablespoons bourbon. 4. Cherry-Rosemary Glaze: a.

4. In a small bowl stir together 1/2 cup cherry jam, 1/4 cup orange juice, and 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary. 5. Honey-Mustard Glaze: a.

5. In a small bowl stir together 1/2 cup stone ground mustard, 1/4 cup honey, and 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme, 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

178 Calories
4g Fat
4g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 178
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 1978mg 86%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 4.7mg 24%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 420mg 9%
Folate, total 4.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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