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Sportsman's Special

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Ingredients
  Canned ham 24 Ounce, chopped (Two 12 Ounces Each Cans)
  Oranges 4 Large (Seedless)
  Ripe pineapple 1 Small
  Prunes 8 , pitted, cooked (From A 15 Ounce Package)
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mustard 2 Teaspoon, prepared
  Boston lettuce 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1) With a knife cut ham into 1/2 -inch slices. Slice into 3 triangles.
2) Squeeze one orange to extract the juice measuring ¼ cup.
3) Peel remaining oranges and discard the white membrane.
4) Slice and keep aside.
5) Pare the pineapple, quarter lengthwise and core.
6) Cut fruit into finger-length sticks.

MAKING
7) Insert cream cheese into prunes.
8) In a bowl, blend mayonnaise or salad dressing.
9) In a small bowl, add 1/4 cup orange juice and mustard.
10) Chill for at half hour to season.
11) In a large salad bowl line with lettuce leaves.
12) Break the remaining into bite-size pieces and keep in center.
13) Arrange triangles of ham, points up, around edge of bowl. Keep six triangles aside for garnish.
14) Overlap orange slices in a crisscross pattern on top of the lettuce.
15) Divide evenly and arrange the pineapple sticks in space at sides of orange rows.
16) Arrange stuffed prunes on top of the pineapple.
17) Arrange ham triangles in a pinwheel pattern in center.

SERVING
18) While serving pass the dressing separately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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