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Southern Style Smothered Ham



  • 2 slices ham, cut 1/2-inch thick (uncooked)
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 cups sliced pared apples
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place 1 slice ham in shallow baking pan; spread half the mustard on ham. Top with onions and apples; cover with second slice of ham.
  3. Rub remaining mustard onto meat; place cloves in fat portion of ham.
  4. Mix sugar and water together; boil 5 minutes.
  5. Pour syrup over ham.
  6. Bake for 1 hour, basting with sugar and water syrup 2 or 3 times.


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