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Stuffed Holiday Ham

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Ingredients
  Green cabbage head 1 Small, coarsely chopped
  Mustard greens/Spinach / other fresh greens 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 1 Medium, quartered
  Celery rib 1 , coarsely chopped
  Sweet red pepper 1 Small, quartered
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Red pepper flakes 2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Fully cooked bone in ham 9 Pound (butt portion)
Directions

MAKING
1 In the food processor, combine the first 7 ingredients in small batches and process until finally chopped.
2 In the center of 2 layers of cheesecloth large enough to cover ham, place the ham.
3 Make random cuts in ham down to the bone.
4 Stuff the vegetable mixture generously into each cut.
5 Press remaining vegetable mixture onto surface of ham.
6 Tie the cheesecloth around the ham with a kitchen string.
7 In a large stockpot or roasting pan, place the stuffed ham and add water to cover at least half of ham.
8 Cover and bring water to a boil over high heat.
9 Reduce the heat and simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until vegetables are tender and ham is heated through. Add hot water if required.
10 Remove from the heat and cool for 1 hour.
11 Remove the ham from the stockpot.
12 Unwrap the cheesecloth carefully, leaving vegetables on ham.
13 Cover and refrigerate overnight.

SERVING
14 Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
Servings: 
22

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