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Ham With Prune And Madeira Sauce

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Ingredients
  Madeira 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pitted prunes 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 2 , coarsely chopped
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White wine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1 Teaspoon (Puree)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cooked ham slice 4
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon (Plain)
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Crme Fraiche)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Pour the Madeira and 1/3 cup (41/2 tablespoons) of water into a bowl.
Add the prunes.
Heat in the microwave oven for 3 minutes on HIGH.
Puree the onions in a food processor.
Put the puree in a bowl with the thyme, white wine, tomato paste (puree) and sugar.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes.
Roll the ham slices and put in a dish.
Drain the prunes with a slotted spoon and arrange around the ham.
Put the butter into a bowl and melt for 1 minute on HIGH.
Stir in the flour and add the cooking liquid from the prunes, whisking constantly.
Cook on HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes.
Whisk the sauce again, adding the sour cream (creme fraiche), onions and wine sauce.
Force the mixture through a strainer by pushing with the back of a wooden spoon.
Season with salt and pepper and stir well.
Pour this sauce over the ham and prunes.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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