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Raisin Sauce for Ham

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

2 cups

The raisins cook up plump and soft in this savory golden sauce that will dress up ham for Easter dinner or anytime. A tart hint of lemon balances the fruit's sweetness. You can mix up this delicious accompaniment in minutes. —Lavonne Hartel Williston, North Dakota

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, cornstarch and mustard. Stir in the water, raisins, vinegar, lemon juice and zest until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in butter until melted. Serve warm over sliced ham.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 114 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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