Ham Steaks with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

Ham Steaks with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

Serves 6

The classic combination of pork and pineapple takes a Latin twist with these ham steaks seared on a cast iron griddle and garnished with fresh pineapple salsa. Serve with a side of rice and beans. Look for packaged ham steaks in the meat department or ask for them at the deli counter. Pork chops also pair well with this salsa.

  • 2 cups finely chopped pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 green onions, both white and green parts, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 lime, Juice of
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Vegetable oil
  • 6 (3-ounce) ham steaks
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Put pineapple, cilantro, olive oil, green onions, jalapeños, lime juice, and salt and pepper into a medium bowl and toss to make a salsa. Set aside.

Rub a cast iron griddle with vegetable oil and preheat over medium heat. When griddle is hot, add ham steaks and cook for about 2 minutes per side, or until warmed through and lightly browned on both sides. Transfer to plates and top with pineapple salsa.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:160 calories (50 from fat), 6g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 40mg cholesterol, 1130mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 17g protein
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