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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Ham Steak with Pumpkin and Yellow Pepper Sauce

Course Main Dishes
Prep. Time 20 mins
Cooking Time 11 - 15 mins
Yields 4 to 6 servings

PreparationWhat You Need 6 oz (168 g) each, 4 steaks of ham, a bone-in cut, about 1 1/2 in (1 cm) thick
1/2 pumpkin
1 yellow pepper
2 tbsp (28.4 g) butter*
Pepper, to taste
1/4 cup (56 g) whipping cream 35 %
1/2 tsp (2 ml) nutmeg
Water or chicken broth, if necessary
12 snow peas
3 tbsp (42.6 g) butter

Place ham slices in a large steamer to steam through over very low heat. Peel and cut pumpkin into pieces and slice yellow pepper. Reserve a little pepper for garnish.

In a pan, heat 2 tbsp (28.4 g) butter and cook pumpkin and pepper for 4 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add cream and cook for 3 to 4 minutes longer. Blend mixture in food processor, add nutmeg and set aside. If sauce is too thick, dilute with a small amount of water or chicken broth.

Cut ends off snow peas, string and sauté in 3 tbsp (42.6 g) butter for 1 to 2 minutes.

Cover bottom of plate with sauce, add ham and garnish with snow peas and some reserved pepper.

*Butter is used twice in this recipe.

Per serving
Energy: 487 Calories
Protein: 41 g
Carbohydrate: 10 g
Fat: 32 g
Calcium: 4 % / 49 mg

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