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sweet onion ham

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a recipe by
Lauren Conforti

I had some leftover ham that I sliced thin, intending to use for sandwiches. But I made this instead! I wish I had shown more onions in the picture... I put a lot of onions in this and I think it goes well with the sweetness of the pineapple, and the saltiness of the ham. A nice blend!

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6

Ingredients For sweet onion ham

  • 1/4
    of a whole cooked ham, sliced 1/4 inch or thinner
  • 2 md
    onions, halved & sliced
  • 1 can
    pineapple slices, reserve juice
  • 1/4 c
    dark brown sugar
  • olive oil

How To Make sweet onion ham

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    In a small fry pan, saute the onion slices in olive oil until tender & just starting to turn golden.
  • 3
    In an 8 x 8 inch oven safe casserole dish, layer 1/2 of the ham slices, topped with 1/3 of the brown sugar.
  • 4
    Spread the sauteed onions over the top. Add 1/3 brown sugar.
  • 5
    Layer the rest of the ham slices. Top with the remaining brown sugar.
  • 6
    Lay pineapple slices across the top of the ham. Drizzle about 1/2 of the pineapple juice over the layers.
  • 7
    Cover with foil & bake for 45 minutes, or until hot & juice is bubbly. Serve with sauce spooned over the ham slices.

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