Baked Ham with Zesty Cranberry Sauce

Makeover a family favorite by serving ham with zesty cranberry sauce.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

6- to 8-pound fully cooked smoked bone-in ham
1
can (16 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
1/3
cup apple juice
1/4
cup port wine
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
2
teaspoons sugar
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1/4
teaspoon white pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°. Place ham, cut side down, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Pour water into pan until 1/4 to 1/2 inch deep. Insert meat thermometer so tip is in center of thickest part of ham and does not touch bone.
  • 2 Cover with aluminum foil. Bake 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours, uncovering ham after 45 minutes, until meat thermometer reads 135° to 140°. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes for easiest carving.
  • 3 While ham is baking, beat remaining ingredients in 1-quart saucepan with wire whisk until well mixed. Cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until cranberry sauce is melted and mixture is hot. Serve sauce with sliced ham.

Expert Tips

The Zesty Cranberry Sauce can be cooked 2 to 3 days ahead of time and stored covered in the refrigerator. About 5 to 10 minutes before serving, heat sauce to serve with ham.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
165
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1010mg
1010%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
1 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.