Red-Currant-Pomegranate Glazed Ham

Red-Currant-Pomegranate Glazed Ham Recipe
Photo: Kate Sears
This holiday-ready ham calls for just five ingredients (ham included!) to create a mouthwatering, flavorful main dish. As a bonus, this ham cooks in a slow-cooker, freeing up your oven for savory side dishes and dessert.

Yield:

Serves 12

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 6 Hours, 30 Minutes
Stand: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 373
Fat 12 g
Satfat 4 g
Protein 48 g
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 138 mg
Sodium 221 mg

Ingredients

1 small bone-in half ham (about 6 lb.)
1 cup pomegranate juice
1/2 cup red currant jelly
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar

Preparation

1. Place ham in slow cooker, pour in pomegranate juice, cover and cook on low until completely warmed through, 4 to 6 hours, basting once or twice. Put jelly in a small saucepan over medium-low heat and cook, stirring, until softened. Pour through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, discarding solids. Cover and refrigerate jelly until ready to use.

2. In a small saucepan, combine 3 Tbsp. of cooking liquid from slow cooker with jelly, mustard and brown sugar. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove 1 cup of cooking liquid from slow cooker; discard. Pour jelly mixture over ham. Cover cooker and increase heat to high. Cook for about 30 minutes, basting often, until shiny and glazed. Transfer ham to a platter and let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes; serve.

Note:

October 2011
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