Cold Roast Ham with Minted Peaches
|Thick honey||3 Tablespoon|
|Dijon mustard||2 Tablespoon|
|For minted peaches|
|Sugar||2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)|
|Fresh mint||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Stalks And All)|
|Peaches||6 , peeled|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon (Juice Extracted From 2 Lemons)|
|Finely chopped fresh mint||1 Tablespoon (Preferably Applemint)|
If the ham is smoked, soak it overnight in cold water, to get rid of any excessive saltiness.
Put the ham in a large saucepan with fresh water to cover it and add the onion and carrot.
Bring to a boil and simmer for about 1 hour.
When cool enough to handle, cut the skin off the ham, leaving as much of the fat on the ham as possible.
With a sharp knife, score the fat into diamond shapes.
Put the ham in a roasting pan.
Mix together the honey and mustard and smear over the ham.
Stud with the cloves at even spaces.
Roast the ham in a preheated 350° oven for 1 hour.
Allow to cool completely.
To prepare the peaches, put the sugar in a saucepan with 5 cups of water.
Heat, stirring, to dissolve the sugar, then bring to a boil.
Add the handful of mint to the syrup, and boil for 5-7 minutes.
Add the peaches to the mint syrup with the lemon juice.
Simmer for 5 minutes, turning the peaches over in the syrup occasionally.
Remove from the heat, and let the peaches cool in the syrup.
Place the ham on a serving platter.
Carve off a few very thin slices and arrange around the ham, with the drained peaches and sprinkle the chopped mint over.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5644 Calories from Fat 815
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 91 g139.4%
Saturated Fat 25.4 g127.2%
Trans Fat 0.7 g
Cholesterol 1565.1 mg521.7%
Sodium 1395.7 mg58.2%
Total Carbohydrates 701 g233.6%
Dietary Fiber 23.8 g95.3%
Sugars 664.8 g
Protein 514 g1028.7%
Vitamin A 290.6% Vitamin C 175.7%
Calcium 60% Iron 108.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet