Honey Baked Hams Recipes of the Week

Smokey Turkey Tortilla Soup

Smokey Turkey Tortilla Soup

Quick, easy and delicious using our Smoked or Oven-Roasted Turkey. In a Dutch oven or stockpot sauté until tender:
   1/4 pound bacon (4-6 slices) diced
   1 medium onion diced.
   Add and bring to a boil:
   6 cups chicken stock
   1 tablespoon ground cumin
   1 minced Serrano Chile (optional)
The cobs from 2 ears of corn (Cut from cob and reserve for later)
Reduce heat to simmer and add:
   2 zucchini halved and sliced
   1 gooseneck or yellow squash halved and sliced
   1/2 pound Diced HoneyBaked Smoked or Oven-Roasted Turkey
   6-8 diced plum tomatoes
   The reserved corn
Simmer for 20 to 30 minutes. Add:
   1/4 cup minced fresh Cilantro.
Serve over bowls filled with:
   Thinly fried corn tortilla strips (Or crumbled store-bought)
   Diced Avocado
   Shredded Jack or Asada Cheese
   A small wedge of lime (Optional).
Serves 6

Stuffed Pepper Treat

Preheat oven to 325º
Cut the tops off of: 4 red, green or yellow bell peppers
Set aside the peppers and dice the tops. Place them in a large mixing bowl. To that add:

  • 2 cups leftover rice or couscous
  • 1 1/2 cups leftover diced Honey Baked Ham or Turkey (or a combination of both)
  • 1 small can sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 3 green onions, chopped with some of the green.

Micro-blanch the peppers inverted in a square baking dish for 1-2 minutes. Turn them over and stuff them with the ham and rice mixture.
Top each pepper with a slice of mild cheese such as Gouda or Jack. Bake 45 minutes or until tender.
Serves 4

Savory Bread Pudding

Savory Bread Pudding

INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 oz- Chopped Honey Baked Ham
  • 1 1/4 CUPS- Shredded Cheddar
  • 4 to 5 pieces- Stale Bread Torn into Chunks (Any Bread Will Do)
  • 1 TBSP- Butter
  • 1- Finely Chopped Large Yellow Onion
  • 1 LB- Sliced Cremini Mushrooms
  • 3 TBSP- Olive Oil
  • 5- Large Eggs
  • 1 CUP- Heavy Cream
  • 1 CUP- Whole Milk
  • 1/4 TSP- Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 TSP- Ground Nutmeg
  • 2 TSP- Thyme
  • 1 TSP- Salt
PREPARATION:
Begin by melting the butter in a pan over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until soft, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat. Add olive oil to the pan and increase heat to medium-high. Add mushrooms along with ½ tsp of salt. Cook mushrooms until caramelized, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Next, prepare your custard. In a large mixing bowl combine the eggs and salt and whisk until smooth. Add the Honey Baked Ham, milk, cream, ¾ cup of cheese, pepper, nutmeg, and thyme. In an 8x8 baking pan, mix bread chunks, onions, and mushrooms. Pour custard mix over bread mixture, filling up the pan. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top. Let sit for 10 minutes to allow custard to soak into bread mixture. Bake until internal temperature reaches 165°F, at least 50 minutes to an hour. Let the pudding rest for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Ham and Grits with Red Eye Gravy

Ham and Grits with Red Eye Gravy

INGREDIENTS:

  • Diced Honey Baked Ham 1 1/2 LBS
  • Chicken Stock 3 CUPS
  • Vegetable Oil 3 TBSP
  • Butter 1 TBSP
  • Brewed Coffee 1 CUP
  • Quick Grits 3/4 CUP
  • Sliced Scallions 1/4 CUP
  • Salt & Pepper TO TASTE
PREPARATION:
Begin by bringing the chicken stock to a simmer. Add grits and pinch of salt and pepper. Bring grits and stock back to a simmer then reduce heat to low and cook for 5 minutes or until grits are soft and creamy. Combine oil and butter in a skillet over high heat. Once melted, add cubed Honey Baked Ham. Cook ham over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until ham is brown and crispy. Remove ham from pan and place on paper towels to drain. Add coffee to pan, scraping bottom of pan to release browned bits from bottom of pan. Continue to cook until contents of pan have reduced by 1/3 to 1/2, depending on how strong you like your red eye gravy. Divide grits among four plates. Top with browned ham. Pour red eye gravy on top of everything. Sprinkle with sliced scallions. Eat, enjoy, and feel like a man.