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Ham Steaks With Cider Pear Sauce

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Ingredients
  Reduced calorie margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Fully cooked boneless smoked ham steak 6 Ounce
  Pear 5 Ounce, cored, pared and thinly sliced into 1/8 inch thick slices (small size)
  Port wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unfermented apple cider 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (no sugar added)
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Dijon style mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In 12-inch skillet melt margarine; add ham and cook over high heat, turning once, until browned on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
Transfer ham to plate; set aside and keep warm.
To same skillet add pear slices and saute over medium heat, gently shaking pan occasionally, until slices begin to soften, about 1 minute.
Add wine to skillet and cook 1 minute longer.
In 1-cup liquid measure or small bowl combine remaining ingredients, stirring to dissolve cornstarch; add to pear mixture and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and is reduced by half, 2 to 3 minutes.
Return ham to skillet and turn to coat with sauce.
Transfer ham to serving platter and top with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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