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Ham Wellington

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Ground mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Pound, shredded
  Cold butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cubed
  Cold water 7 Tablespoon, divided
  Boneless fully cooked ham 1
  Egg 1 , beaten
Directions

In a food processor, combine the flour, mustard and salt.
Add the cheese and butter; cover and pulse until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Gradually add 6 tablespoons water until a firm ball forms.
Transfer to a bowl.
Chill for 2 hours or until firm.
Let ham stand at room temperature for 30 minutes; pat dry with paper towels.
Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
Bake, uncovered, at 3250 for 45 minutes.
On a lightly floured surface, roll pastry into a 17-in.x 12-in.rectangle.
Place warm ham in the center of pastry.
Fold short sides of pastry over ham; fold long sides over top, trimming edges as needed.
Press seams and edges until smooth and sealed.
Place seam side down on a greased baking sheet.
In a small bowl, combine egg and remaining water; brush over pastry.
Cut decorative cutouts from trimmings if desired; arrange on pastry and brush with egg mixture.
Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 140 and the pastry is golden brown.
Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Ham

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