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Slow-Cooker Ham and Sweet Potatoes

slow-cooker ham and sweet potatoes Entree
Slow-Cooker Ham and Sweet Potatoes
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 4 hr 35 min
  • Servings 8

Sweet and savory in equal measure, this impressively easy slow-cooker dish is a meal in one pot, and it’s as great on a weeknight as it is for a special occasion. A glaze made with brown sugar, honey, thyme and ginger cooks with a boneless ham, sliced sweet potatoes and sweet onions, bringing out the natural balance of sweet and savory that each ingredient has. It’s a crowd-pleasing meal that requires minimal effort for memorable results! MORE+ LESS-

Updated October 29, 2018
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Ingredients

1
fully cooked boneless half ham (2 1/2 to 3 lb)
2
lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut in half lengthwise, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1
large sweet onion, cut in half lengthwise, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter, melted
2
tablespoons honey
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
teaspoon ground ginger

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 6-quart oval slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Make cuts about 1 inch apart and 1/4 inch deep in diamond pattern in top of ham. Place ham cut side down in center of slow cooker. Arrange potatoes and onion evenly around ham. Pour broth on top of potatoes and onion.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients. Pour mixture on top of ham, potatoes and onion.
  • 4
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until potatoes are tender and instant-read thermometer inserted in center of ham reads at least 145°F. Remove ham to cutting board; cover loosely with foil, and let stand 15 minutes.
  • 5
    To serve, cut ham into slices, and transfer to serving dish. With slotted spoon, transfer potatoes and onions to serving dish with ham. Spoon some of the cooking juices on top of ham, if desired.

Expert Tips

  • An oval slow cooker provides more room for potatoes and onions to cook evenly along with the ham.
  • Garnish with a sprinkle of chopped fresh chives or Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
2290mg
95%
Potassium
1020mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
23g
Protein
34g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
330%
330%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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