Ham Steaks with Fennel and Mustard Sauce Recipe

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Ham Steaks with Fennel and Mustard Sauce
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  1. Warm a small skillet over medium-high heat. Toast fennel seeds in skillet until golden brown and fragrant, 1 minute. Remove from skillet to a plate. When seeds are cool, crush with a rolling pin.
  2. In a large, heavy skillet over medium heat, warm oil and bubbles. Add half of ham steaks and cook for 4 minutes on each side, until lightly browned. Remove ham to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm. Repeat with another 1 Tbsp. butter and remaining ham. 1 Tbsp. butter until it melts and
  3. In same skillet, after cooking and removing second batch of ham, melt remaining 1 Tbsp. butter. Add onion and fennel and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add wine, broth and cream, along with reserved crushed fennel seeds and both mustards. Bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits on bottom of skillet, and cook until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, remove vegetables to a warm platter. Place ham steaks on vegetables and spoon sauce over top. Sprinkle with reserved fennel fronds, if desired, and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 335.93 Kcal (1406 kJ)
Calories from fat 148.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.53g 25%
Cholesterol 98.25mg 33%
Sodium 2269.47mg 95%
Potassium 759.68mg 16%
Total Carbs 5.18g 2%
Sugars 0.81g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.67g 7%
Protein 35.66g 71%
Vitamin C 59.2mg 99%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 44.5mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 116.7 Kcal (489 kJ)
Calories from fat 51.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.74g 25%
Cholesterol 34.13mg 33%
Sodium 788.43mg 95%
Potassium 263.92mg 16%
Total Carbs 1.8g 2%
Sugars 0.28g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.58g 7%
Protein 12.39g 71%
Vitamin C 20.6mg 99%
Iron 0.8mg 12%
Calcium 15.5mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.8
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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