Slow-Cooker Ham with Tropical Fruit Sauce

Slow-Cooker Ham with Tropical Fruit Sauce

Escape the dinner doldrums with this tropical-inspired slow-cooked ham recipe. The sweetness of mango and pineapple is nicely offset by the jalapeño’s subtle heat.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

8:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

4
1/2-pound fully cooked smoked boneless ham
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
jar (24 ounces) mango in extra-light syrup, drained
1
jar (12 ounces) pineapple preserves
1
jalapeño chili, seeded and chopped
2
tablespoons white wine vinegar
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
can (20 ounces) sliced pineapple, drained and cut into sixths
  1. Spray inside of 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place ham in slow cooker; sprinkle with pepper. Place mango, preserves, chili and vinegar in blender. Cover and blend on high speed 30 seconds; pour over ham.
  2. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  3. Remove ham from cooker; place on serving platter. Sprinkle ham with 1 tablespoon of the cilantro. Stir remaining 3 tablespoons cilantro and the pineapple into sauce in cooker. Serve sauce with ham.
Makes 12 servings
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Substitution
Out of cilantro? Chopped Italian parsley is a good substitute.
Success
Freeze leftovers in a freezer-friendly container for up to 4 months. To thaw, place the container in the fridge for about 8 hours, or thaw in the microwave.
Serve With
For an easy yet elegant Easter dinner, serve this ham with Spring Rice Pilaf, steamed snap pea pods and an assortment of bakery-bought rolls.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 2180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 28g),
  • Protein 33g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.