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Peppered Peaches with Ham

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  Ripe peaches 24 Ounce, peeled, halved and pitted (3 Large Sized, 8 Ounce Each)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Fully cooked ham steak 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut 1 inch thick
  Green peppercorns in brine 2 Tablespoon, drained and chopped

1 In a large bowl, put the peach halves.
2 Sprinkle with lemon juice.
3 In a medium saucepan, combine water and sugar.
4 Bring to a boil over high heat.
5 Stir frequently with a slotted spoon until sugar is dissolved.
6 Lower the heat and add in the peach halves.
7 Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, turning peach halves over after every 5 minutes.
8 Remove the saucepan from the heat.
9 Using a slotted spoon, remove the peaches and place, cut side up, on a plate.
10 To the liquid remaining in the saucepan, add in 1 teaspoon dry mustard.
11 Over medium-high heat, cook, uncovered, until the liquid is reduced to 1/2 cup.
12 Remove the saucepan from heat.
13 Preheat the broiler.
14 On the broiler rack over pan, place ham steak.
15 Brush with peach syrup.
16 Broil, 4 to 5 inches from the heat, for about 8 minutes.
17 Turn and brush with the syrup.
18 Broil for another 8 minutes.
19 Meanwhile, brush the cut side of peach halves with syrup.
20 Sprinkle with green peppercorns.
21 On the broiler rack, place cut side up with ham steak during the last 5 minutes of cooking.

22 On a serving platter, place the ham steak and peach halves.
23 Garnish with parsley sprigs, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 445 Calories from Fat 183

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.3%

Saturated Fat 7.4 g36.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 106.6 mg35.5%

Sodium 154.8 mg6.4%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.7%

Sugars 31.8 g

Protein 32 g63%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 16.9%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 13.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Peppered Peaches With Ham Recipe