Think of how you would feel if this plate of food was set in front of you in a restaurant! Table for two please.

Cooking half a ham is sort of silly for one or two or even three or four people. What if you could make just the right amount? I remember in years past when my Mother and Grandmother would literally spend all day in the kitchen for a holiday meal preparing 10 or 12 separate dishes. I love to have a special meal but don’t have the luxury of that much time. 

This meal just tastes like you did, but the truth is that it takes 30 minutes! This is a perfect Holiday or Sunday Dinner  – it is delicious and there is plenty. Make our Pink Pickled Eggs ahead of time to devil, or you can make regular deviled eggs. 




Pineapple Glazed Ham Dinner for 2

Ham Steak with 'No Sugar' Glazed Pineapple Ring - Sweet Potato Puree - Pan Sauteed Asparagus - Deviled Pink Pickled Egg
  • One 8 ounce ham steak - cut in half - I buy Jones or Hormal Cure 81 and divide for 2
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Two 1 inch slices fresh pineapple
  • 4 tablespoons Smucker's Sugar Free Apricot Preserves
  • Splash of chicken broth - I buy Swanson in the reclosable juice box
  • Pinch of clove
  • Maraschino cherries
  • 8 asparagus spears - bottom half peeled
  • Deviled Pink Pickled Egg halves and a few baby greens
  • 1 large sweet potato, roasted in a 400 degree oven until soft when pressed with fingers - cook early then whip with butter and set aside
  1. Lightly brown the ham on both sides in butter in a non stick skillet over medium high heat; remove to a plate and set aside. Brown the pineapple rings, add the preserves, a pinch of sea salt, a few grinds of black pepper and small pinch of clove. Add a little of the pineapple juice or chicken broth to help the preserves melt and create a sauce or glaze. Add the ham back to the pan along with any juices. Heat and plate.
  2. Heat sweet potato puree and add a dollop to plate.
  3. Sauté a few peeled asparagus spears in a drop of olive oil in a small skillet and add to plate.
  4. Arrange the deviled egg half on top of baby greens.
  5. Serve your lovely plated meal.


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2 thoughts on “Pineapple Glazed Ham Dinner for 2

  1. Paula says:

    Thanks for recipe, idea for ham dinner for Easter but where is the recipe for the deviled,pink, pickled eggs??? Good ideas for singles (like myself )or jus1 or 2 people etc.

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