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Red-Currant-Pomegranate Glazed Ham

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.

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  • Yield: Serves 12
  • Cook time: 6 Hours, 30 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes
  • Stand: 15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.47


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 373
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Protein: 48g
  • Carbohydrate: 16g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 138mg
  • Sodium: 221mg

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Red-Currant-Pomegranate Glazed Ham Recipe