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Garlic Roasted Ham Recipe

Garlic Roasted Ham                     

3 to 4 pound center-cut cooked ham*
2 to 4 cloves garlic
1/3 cup molasses
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper

Heat oven to 300 degrees F. Peel and slice garlic. Using the tip of a paring knife, cut slits in ham roast. Insert garlic slices into slits. Stir together molasses and pepper in small bowl. Spread molasses mixture over ham. Wrap ham with heavy-duty foil. Place foil-wrapped ham in roasting pan. Roast for 1 1/2 -2 hours or until internal temperature as measured with a meat thermometer is 140 degrees F. (about 15-18 minutes per pound.) Serve warm or refrigerate until completely chilled. Slice for sandwiches or cube for salads or main dishes.

Serves 10 to 14.

*Ham has a very strong flavor; small serving portion is recommended

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