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Holiday Ham Kabobs

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Broil: 10 min.


4 servings

A little sugar and spice make these ham-stacked skewers oh-so-nice as an Easter entree. The colorful kabobs are simple to broil in the oven...or grill them outdoors if weather allows.


  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham (1-inch cubes)


  1. Drain the pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons juice; set pineapple aside (discard remaining juice or save for another use). In a saucepan, combine the juice, butter, brown sugar and cinnamon; cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Set aside.
  2. Place sweet potatoes in another saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain.
  3. On metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread sweet potatoes, green pepper, ham and pineapple. Brush with brown sugar mixture. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until heated through and peppers are tender, basting occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 442 calories, 22g fat (12g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 870mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 4g fiber), 11g protein.

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