Ham Steaks Stuffed with Sweet Potatoes

Preparation info

  • Serves


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Appears in

The Robert Carrier Cookbook

By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

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  • 4 thick slices ham (about ½ pound each)
  • 1 can small sweet potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • grated rind of ½ lemon
  • grated rind of ½ orange
  • ¼ level teaspoon powdered cinnamon
  • 2-4 tablespoons bourbon or rum
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar


Mash sweet potatoes with melted butter, and flavour with grated lemon and orange rind, cinnamon, bourbon or rum, and salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.

Spread the stuffing thickly on 2 ham steaks and top with remaining steaks. Sprinkle the steaks with brown sugar, and season with freshly ground black pepper. Wrap loosely in foil and bake in a slow oven (325°F-M2) for 1 hour.