Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Baked Ham Steaks with Shredded Sweet Potatoes

This sounds like a perfect use for leftover ham!

Baked Ham Steaks with Shredded Sweet Potatoes
1 1/2 lbs. Ham Steak, thick cut
1 cup Pineapple or Orange Juice
2 Sweet Potatoes
3 Tbsp. Maple Syrup
1/2 cups Raisins

In a food processor shred sweet potatoes; set aside.
Place ham steaks in a large baking dish coated with cooking spray. Preheat
oven to 325 degrees. (Alternative speed option: Cut steaks into chunks and
Prepare Pineapple Glaze: Combine cup of juice (pineapple or orange) with one
Tbsp. brown sugar, if desired. Stir and pour over ham in baking dish or over
ham chunks in skillet. Bake about 15 - 20 minutes, or sauté until lightly
Melt margarine in another large nonstick skillet. Add sweet potatoes and
cook over medium-high heat about 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Add raisins and maple syrup; continue cooking until potatoes are tender.
Serve ham steaks or chunks alongside the sweet potato side dish to make a
hearty-but-light meat and potatoes meal.
Serves 4