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Slow-Cooker Ham with Currant-Cherry Sauce

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 7 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

Hosting dinner? Make an easy and delicious do-ahead ham topped with tangy fruit and chives. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups cherry preserves
1/4
cup balsamic vinegar
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
6- to 8-pound fully cooked bone-in ham
1/2
cup dried currants
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Steps

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  • 1
    Mix preserves, vinegar, mustard and ginger in 2-cup glass measuring cup. Place ham in 6-quart slow cooker, trimming ham if necessary to fit. Brush ham with about 1/4 cup of the preserves mixture. Refrigerate remaining preserves mixture while ham cooks.
  • 2
    Cover and cook ham on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 3
    About 20 minutes before ham is done, microwave remaining preserves mixture uncovered on High 4 minutes. Stir in currants and lemon peel; microwave uncovered on High about 3 minutes or until mixture just begins to boil. Stir in chives. Cool about 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove ham from cooker. Slice ham; place on serving platter. Serve sauce with ham.

Expert Tips

Not sure what size ham to buy? Keep in mind that 1 pound of bone-in ham is enough for 2 servings.

A wide variety of dried fruits are now available at the supermarket. You could use dried blueberries, cherries or cranberries in place of the currants.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
10g
48%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
24%
Sodium
1360mg
57%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
24g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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