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Baked Ham with Honey-Apricot Glaze

Contributed by: NAPSA

(NAPSA) - When you sit down to family dinner, hopefully you haven't forgotten the essential dish - ham! Ham is a lean dish and is the perfect year-round dinnertime meal choice. That's because ham is so simple to prepare that it practically prepares itself; and it's so versatile that it pairs well with nearly any side dish.

Baked Ham with Honey-Apricot Glaze
This year, make an easy meal for your whole family to enjoy. The National Pork Board is pleased to share a delicious recipe for Baked Ham with Honey-Apricot Glaze that is sure to make your meal memorable.

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  • 10-14-pound spiral-sliced, fully cooked smoked ham
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 6-ounce orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup apricot jam
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place ham on rack in shallow roasting pan. Stir together remaining ingredients in medium bowl; set aside.

Bake ham for 30 minutes; pour glaze over ham and continue to bake until ham is heated through to 140 degrees F, about a total of 2 1/2 hours (about 15-18 minutes per pound).

Serving Size: Makes 20 - 25 Servings

Nutritional Information: Per Serving: Calories, 407; Protein, 30 grams; Fat, 23 grams; Sodium, 1,881 milligrams; Cholesterol, 86 milligrams; Saturated Fat, 8 grams; Carbohydrates, 19 grams; Fiber, 0 grams.

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