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Not So Sweet Baked Ham

Rated as 4.89 out of 5 Stars

"Traditionally, ham is rubbed with brown sugar and other sweet ingredients. I like my ham to taste like ham and I like my recipes to be simple. Here's an easy recipe that I'm sure your whole family will enjoy."
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1 h 35 m servings 559
Original recipe yields 30 servings (1 whole ham)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Arrange ham fat-side up in a large baking dish.
  3. Pour chicken broth over ham.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until heated through, about 90 minutes, basting every 20 to 30 minutes.
  5. Discard broth before slicing and serving ham.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 559 calories; 42.1 0.2 42 127 2939 Full nutrition

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I love ham that tastes like HAM. I would suggest using a Turkey sized oven bag to heat the ham - it really protects the meat and keeps it moist.

I loved this ham recipe. I did use a oven bag as suggested in another review. I made a big pot of beans with the ham bone and for once the beans didn't have a sweet taste to them. This will be...

I find this to be a good recipe to build on. I mixed the chicken broth with gravy, pepper and garlic and cooked at a lower temperature for a longer time and it came out great. Of all the food I...

Loved this. It allowed the smoke flavor in the ham stand out and was much better for left overs than a sweet baked ham. Did take longer than noted about an extra hour.

This came out really good!!! For so simple a recipe it had great ham flavor, everyone kept saying how juicy the ham was. I basted every 20 min or so with the juices as stated,covered in foil an...

I love this as my family also does not like sweet ham. I have made this many times and I add garlic cloves to the broth.

I used the slow cooker instead. I put in the broth, then the ham. I had to make a few adjustments, but it still worked fine. My wife is diabetic, so we can't do the sugar thing

Fantastic! Used an oven baking bag. Baked for about 2 hours.

Made as is, just added some minced garlic to the broth and put a tent while cooking. Perfect.