Ham with Cider and Pears Recipe
Ham with Cider and Pears
Flavors of Quebec
Total time: 1hr to 2hr
Difficulty: Easy
For 6 servings

- 1 tbsp. oil
- 1 tbsp. butter
- 1 onion, coarsely chopped
- 2 carrots, coarsely chopped
- 2 celery sticks, coarsely chopped
- 2 pears, cut into quarters
- 1 sprig of fresh thyme or 5 ml (1 tsp.) dried thyme
- 1 bay leaf
- To taste freshly ground pepper
- 1 kg / 2.2 lb Toupie ham (pressed, boneless ham)
- 180 ml / 2/4 cup cider
- 125 ml / 1/2 cup pear juice
- 125 ml / 1/2 cup maple syrup
  1. In an ovenproof pan, heat oil and melt butter. Brown the vegetables and the pears.
  2. Add thyme, bay leaf and pepper.
  3. Place the ham on the vegetables, add the remaining ingredients and cook in the oven for one hour.
  4. Remove the ham and vegetables from the pan. Let the ham sit for at least 10 minutes before cutting.
  5. Reduce liquid until it reaches the consistency of syrup and use it to baste the ham.
  6. Serve with pear wedges and vegetables.
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Collaboration : Fédération des producteurs de porcs du Québec / le Porc du Qué

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