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Skillet Ham with Pineapple-Ginger Salsa

Skillet Ham with Pineapple-Ginger Salsa

Dried plums—also known as prunes—are a good source of vitamins A and B, and are high in fiber, iron, calcium, and phosphorus. Not only are they a tasty addition to recipes such as this one, they make a nutritious and delicious snack as well!

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 slice ham and 1/4 cup salsa)
  • Cook time:2 Minutes
  • Prep time:9 Minutes


  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (3-ounce) slices extra-lean, low-sodium ham
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 4 orange essence dried plums, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger


Place a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add ham and cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until thoroughly heated.

Combine pineapple and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl; serve with ham.

Note: Canned pineapple tidbits may be substituted for fresh pineapple. Drain tidbits, and reserve 2 tablespoons juice for recipe.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 130
  • Fat: 3.0g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Protein: 14.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 12.4g
  • Cholesterol: 36mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 707mg
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Calcium: 13mg

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