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all sorts of recipes, from me to you…

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Ham Slices with Shallots & Vinegar

I love, love ham loaf ~ the saltiness of the ham with the luscious brown sugar and vinegar glaze...  So, when I saw this recipe in my Cooking Light cookbook for ham slices, I was ready to try it, and ~ I already had slices of smoked ham in the refrigerator!

This ham is quick and easy and good as an entrée at dinner time, like I served it, or at breakfast or brunch.  The sauce adds the perfect touch, complimenting the smoky taste of the ham.  It’s a great way to use leftover ham from Easter!

The next time, I will serve it with a quiche or breakfast casserole and fruit salad.  It will be delicious…

Ham Slices with Shallots & Vinegar


1 tablespoon olive oil
1/3 cup shallots, sliced
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons water
4 slices smoked ham
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley (optional)


Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
Add shallots and sauté for 2 minutes.
Add vinegar and water; cook until reduced by half.
Add ham and cook for 4 minutes or until heated through.
Remove from pan and sprinkle with parsley, if desired.


Be sure to visit my friend, Linda’s blog, @My Kind of Cooking for great tips and delicious easy recipes!

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Katerina said...

I love the combination of sweet and savory in food. This ham looks delicious and your description made me hungry again!

Pam said...

Katerina, thanks! This recipe is a keeper here!

Gloria said...

Pam this ham look absolutely amazing!
Happy easter!

kitchen flavours said...

Love this! Anything with ham or bacon will be gone in a jiffy in my house! :)

Loveforfood said...

I love it, can't wait to make them soon I love experimenting with flavours

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

That sounds really good and so easy. Have a great Easter. Diane

jose manuel said...

Te han quedado estupenda la receta

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

I am toasting some shallots for my ham this weekend! Love the flavor of them. Great recipe and a Happy Easter to you!

Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

Pam, this looks absolutely delicious! Love the shallots & vinegar!

Linda said...

We are having ham for our Easter dinner, so I am going to print this recipe for my mom, sister, and myself. We all love red wine vinegar.

Jenn said...

Ooohhh...yes, I bet that sauce was nice and tart! I think it's time to serve some ham around here, can't remember the last time I had it!!

Pam said...

Thanks to all of you!!!

Catherine said...

Dear Pam, I love ham too. It seems to go with everything or just delicious in a sandwich.
Have a very Happy Easter. Blessings my dear, Catherine xo

Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen said...

What a great recipe Pam. I love Cooking Light and use it often. My father always had a ham in the refrigerator. I could eat it morning, noon and night. You've brought back fond memories of my parents.

Happy Easter,

Biren @ Roti n Rice said...

We love ham over at our house and this recipe sounds delicious! Happy Easter Pam!