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Holiday Ham and Cherry Sauce recipe

Turn a baked ham into a festive meal withthis colorful and easy to make cherry-pineapple sauce.

Recipe: Holiday Ham and CherrySauce

5 pounds fully cooked boneless ham
Whole cloves
Cherry sauce (recipe follows)
Parsley sprigs

  • Place ham in roasting pan; stud with cloves.Roast ham at 325°F (160°C) until thermometer insertedin center of ham register 160°F (70°C), about 1 1/2 hours.
  • Slice ham and arrange on platter withbowl of Cherry Sauce in the center. Garnish with parsley.

    Makes 16 servings.

    Cherry Sauce

    2 (16-ounce each) cans red tart pittedcherries in juice, undrained*
    2/3 to 3/4 can unsweetened pineapple juice
    4 teaspoons lemon juice
    1/4 cup cornstarch
    7 1/4 to 10 3/4 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 24to 36 packets Equal® sweetener or 1 to 1 1/2 cupsEqual® Spoonful™
    Red food coloring (optional)

  • Drain cherries, reserving juice in 2 cupglass measure; add enough pineapple juice to make 2 cups. Pourjuice mixture and lemon juice into medium saucepan; whisk incornstarch until smooth. Heat to boiling, whisking constantly;boil until thickened, whisking constantly, about 1 minute.
  • Add cherries to saucepan; cook over mediumheat until hot throughout, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in Equal®and food coloring.

    Makes about 4 2/3 cups.

    Tip: 2 (16-ounce each) packages frozenno-sugar-added pitted cherries, thawed, can be substituted forthe canned cherries; drain cherries thoroughly and add enoughpineapple juice to make 2 cups. Proceed with recipe as above.

    Nutrition Information Per Serving: 246cal., 30g pro., 12g carbo., 8 g fat, 75 mg chol., 1710 mg sodium.

    Food Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fruit.

    Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. Originallysubmitted by E. Havens of Oklahoma.

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    I grew up eating ham for Easter with some yummy potatoes and fresh spring veggies so here is a delicious glazed ham with my mom s homemade cherry sauce. Hungry for more?

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